NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid reports that many people
are without potable water, Culligan International Company is donating five
semi-trailer trucks full of safe, bottled drinking water to Gulf Coast
residents in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Culligan is providing shipments of bottled water to residents of Mobile,
Ala., Biloxi, Miss. and Gulfport, Miss. through the non-profit organization
Convoy of Hope, which is dedicated to supplying relief to disaster victims
around the world. Culligan, one of the best-known producers and distributors
of bottled water and water treatment products, is also providing bottled water
to the American Red Cross for its use in other areas in need.
"Safe drinking water is a vital part of life, something that many
Americans take for granted every day. After a disaster like this, having safe
drinking water is an essential human need. We are proud to join the relief
efforts to help victims of this terrible hurricane as they pull their lives
back together," said Mark Glenn, bottled water manager for Culligan.
Culligan has a history of providing bottled water following disasters,
including hurricanes, tornadoes, the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 and
the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Among the most widely recognized brand names in America, Culligan
International Company has been manufacturing and distributing water treatment
products since 1936. Culligan's worldwide network of dealerships and
licensees is committed to delivering superior customer satisfaction and
expertise. For more information, call a local dealership or 1-800-Culligan or
visit Culligan's website at http://www.culligan.com .
SOURCE Culligan International Company