Every Kansan, every human, needs water to grow and thrive. It keeps the bodyâ€™s joints lubricated, provides nutrients to cells, and regulates the bodyâ€™s temperature to keep its organs working properly. Itâ€™s the best choice of drink to maintain a healthy weight.
For Kansans to drink water, it must be available wherever they are, at home, work, school, and recreation venues. Communities need a reliable supply of water for their residents, and that water must be safe for people to drink.
The Kansas Health Foundation has released a Request For Proposals for projects that will improve public health in Kansas by making it easier for Kansans to drink more water.
Thereâ€™s a need for these projects. Consider these three scenarios, observed across the state:
Ensuring that Kansans have easy access to drinking water will require leadership, community engagement, reliable information and commitment from multiple stakeholders. The Foundation is proud to support this work to improve public health in Kansas.
Learn more about the Request For Proposals.
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