Grummon A, Hampton K, Oliva A, Brindis C, Patel A. 2014. Water works: A guide to improving water access and consumption in schools to improve health and support learning. [Oakland, CA: California Food Policy Advocates], 72 pp.
Annotation: This document provides guidance on implementing a comprehensive program to increase access to safe, appealing, low-cost drinking water sources in schools. Topics include the importance of improving access to and consumption of water in schools, gathering support and building a team, serving safe and appealing water, enhancing and sustaining a water program, monitoring progress and making improvements, and funding a water program. Ideas, materials, and resources for increasing water consumption within the school community, including resources for evaluating the impact of the water program, are provided.
Contact: California Food Policy Advocates, 436 14th Street, Suite 1220, Oakland, CA 94612, Telephone: (510) 433-1122 Fax: (510) 433-1131 Web Site: http://cfpa.net Available from the website.
Keywords: Financing, Fluid intake, Learning, Oral health, Program evaluation, Program planning, Public private partnerships, Resources for professionals, School age children, Schools, Students, Sustainability, Teamwork, Water