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Nestlé Waters & Project WET sign 4-year partnership on World Water Day

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Paris, March 13th, 2015 - The World Water Day, organized each year on March 22nd by the United Nations, is the occasion for Nestlé Waters and Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) to raise awareness about the importance of water conservation and hydration.

Nestlé Waters and the non-governmental organization, Project WET have renewed their global partnership to continue expanding water education amongst educators and children around the world for another four years.

“Two decades of support from Nestle Waters have enabled Project WET to bring hands-on, action-oriented water education to people in places that we could not have reached on our own. We are eager to continue to expand the scope of our work with Nestle Waters in this renewed partnership” says Dennis Nelson, President and CEO of Project WET.

Project WET

Project WET is a US-based NGO that develops educational tools to increase awareness of water amongst educators and children.

20-year partnership: Nestlé Waters first partnered with Project WET in 1992

#1 global water education organization

More than 30 years of experience in water education

300 original science teaching methods


Project WET Foundation

WWD 2010 - 2015


34 countries mobilized

700* employees involved

9000* children educated

10 lessons


18 countries mobilized

169 employees involved

4645 children educated

8 lessons


*Estimated data

About Nestlé Waters: Founded in 1992, Nestlé Waters is the water division of the Nestlé Group. Nestlé Waters employs more than 33 000 people and is present in 130 countries with a portfolio of more than 59 brands including Nestlé Pure Life, Perrier, S. Pellegrino, Poland Spring, Vittel, Buxton, Erikli.

Nestlé Waters press contact: [email protected]

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