Tata & Howard donation helps bring clean water to Navajo Nation

Engineering consulting firm purchases water cistern on behalf of clients
This water cistern will help provide water to a family living in Navajo Nation
This water cistern will help provide water to a family living in Navajo Nation
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. - Dec. 15, 2015 - PRLog -- Tata & Howard, Inc., a leading innovator in water, wastewater, stormwater, and environmental services engineering, sponsored a water cistern through Navajo Water Project, a subsidiary of DIGDEEP that works to provide safe, accessible drinking water to Native Americans living in Navajo Nation. The 1,200-gallon cistern provides the necessary water storage for a full running water system in one Navajo American Home. The gift was purchased in honor of Tata & Howard’s clients in lieu of holiday cards.

"The western border of Navajo Nation is only 25 miles from Tata & Howard’s Flagstaff, Arizona office, so it really hit close to home when we learned of the Navajo Nation water crisis (http://www.tataandhoward.com/2015/08/water-poverty-on-u-s-soil-why-the-navajo-nation-water-crisis-should-shame-us-all/),” stated Shira S. McWaters, P.E., Manager of the firm’s Flagstaff office. “We as a company have historically supported and will continue to support Water For People, a charity that works to bring clean and sustainable water to developing nations, through automatic payroll deductions as well as corporate sponsorship of benefit events such as silent auctions and golf tournaments. However, in light of the water poverty facing those living right here on American soil, we decided to also focus our efforts on Navajo Nation this year.”

Tata & Howard and its employee-owners had made a previous donation of $2,235 to Navajo Water Project (http://www.tataandhoward.com/2015/09/tata-howard-donates-over-2000-to-navajo-water-project/), which is the only water charity that serves people living in the United States, in September.

“The fact that there are people living right here in the United States who lack access to safe, clean drinking water is deplorable,” added Joel S. Loitherstein, P.E., LSP, Vice President of Tata & Howard. “We are proud to support Navajo Water Project in their efforts to bring a sustainable water supply to all who live in Navajo Nation, and are thrilled to do so in honor of our clients.”

In addition to the donation of the water cistern to Navajo Water Project, Tata & Howard employee-owners donated handpicked gifts to foster children in Massachusetts through DARE Family Services, a non-profit whose primary mission is to find, train, and support loving homes that will help children become resilient and overcome the trauma of serious abuse and neglect, and made monetary donations to the Mayor's Charity Relief Fund of Marlborough, MA, which helps residents of the city in need of financial assistance at times of crisis or hardship. Tata & Howard’s corporate office is located in Marlborough.

About Tata & Howard, Inc.

Founded in 1992, Tata & Howard, Inc. (http://www.tataandhoward.com) is an employee-owned water, wastewater, stormwater, and environmental services consulting engineering firm dedicated to consistently delivering cost-effective, innovative project solutions.Working with clients as a trusted partner, Tata & Howard provides a full range of environmental engineering services, from concept to completion, as well as sustainable solutions including low impact development and LEED certified building. By bringing knowledge, integrity, and dedicated service to all sized markets, both public and private, Tata & Howard has gained a solid reputation as an industry leader in the Northeast. With offices in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Arizona, Tata & Howard’s national expansion has also included projects in Louisiana, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas. For more information, please visit www.tataandhoward.com.


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