Introduced Version



    A SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing water as the official beverage of Indiana.

Kruse, Young R

    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)



    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing water as the official beverage of Indiana.

    Whereas, Water makes life possible;

    Whereas, Water is the single most vital resource in the world;

    Whereas, Our water quality is quite fragile and the responsibility lies with us to protect and restore our precious water resources;

    Whereas, Clean water is important to retain the environmental integrity and economic and aesthetic values of Indiana lakes, streams, wetlands, and ground water;

    Whereas, Water plays a critical role in securing a healthy and vibrant Indiana society, and clean water must be available for all Hoosiers to enjoy;

    Whereas, Water is a vital part of our daily lives and the basic element for a prosperous community;

    Whereas, The Clean Water Indiana program is essential for the health of Hoosier citizens;

    Whereas, Water is significant in maintaining the wealth of recreational opportunities and natural areas rich in

wildlife habitats;

    Whereas, Protecting our water resources and improving our quality of life is essential for future generations; and

    Whereas, The quality of water we consume should be of the utmost importance to every Hoosier: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana Senate declares water to be the official beverage of the Hoosier state.
    SECTION 2. That the Secretary of the Senate transmit copies of this resolution to Governor Mitch Daniels and Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman.