3 results for tag: World Water Day


World Water Day 2022

What is World Water Day? World Water Day is on 22 March every year. It is an annual United Nations Observance, started in 1993, that celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2 billion people currently living without access to safe water. A core focus of World Water Day is to inspire action towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030. 2022 Theme: Groundwater - Making the Invisible Visible Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere. Out of sight, under our feet, groundwater is a hidden treasure that enriches our lives. In the driest parts of the world, it may be the only water people ...

World Water Day 2021

What is World Water Day? World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993, is an annual United Nations Observance focusing on the importance of freshwater. Questions to consider this World Water Day: What does water mean to you? Why is water important to you? How does water affect females and males differently? How does water play a role in your cultural practices? What role does water play in your home, workplace or school? What role will water play in your future? What would you change about water in your area? What do you use the most water for? How does water affect the food you eat? ...

World Water Day 2018

What is World Water Day? World Water Day, on March 22 every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. Damaged ecosystems affect the quantity and quality of water available for human consumption. Today, 2.1 billion people live without safe drinking water at home; affecting their health, education, and livelihoods. Importance of Source Water Protection Source water protection (SWP) is a program, initiated by a water utility, to maintain or enhance water quality in ...