Cities and Individuals Tap into the Tap Water Tide

Mineral water being poured from a bottle into a glass.

Washington, D.C. water outreach specialists are seeking a new mascot: Wendell (or Wendy) the Water Drop. It was a job tip blanketed across the web by blogs and news media this week, culminating in a follow-up lifestyle feature, which highlights the Water Drop mascot audition process, in The Washington Post.

While reading how participants danced to “Pour it Up” by Rihanna to audition for this odd mascot gig for D.C. Water (the capital’s water and sewer authority), I kept hoping the article would tell me exactly why Washington, D.C. …read more