But they’re only beautiful if you don’t have to drink them.
The answer is (not always) clear. From neon green to vaguely maroon to classic beige, we’ve seen dirty water in every shade imaginable–and never want to see someone drink it again.
These colors were inspired by drinking water found in communities around the world. Their corresponding story shows you a life transformed by clean water, thanks to our community of generous supporters.Want to join us in ending the water crisis? Learn more about charity: water and take action by spreading the word on social media with photos and captions. All you have to do is sign up below.
Dirty water is shocking. But it’s more than that. It steals health, time, income, and opportunities from 1 in 10 people worldwide. We can end the water crisis in our lifetime, but we have to work together. Use your voice by spreading the word on social media.
P.S. Not into sharing? You can still join in! We’ll send you a story that corresponds with your color choice and keep you in the loop with updates on the water crisis and how you can help.
At charity: water, we’re big fans of clean water in the only shade water should be: crystal clear. Since 2006, we’ve worked with local partners in 29 countries to fund clean and safe water for 14 million people. Together, with the help of over a million supporters like you, we’re on a mission to end the water crisis in our lifetime.
Show the world dirty water’s true colors.