World Water Day on 22nd March

We take clean water for granted. We turn on a faucet and it’s there. Sure, we might turn up our noses at the chlorine taste and turn to eco-unfriendly bottled water or filtered water instead, but … we HAVE water. Water that we didn’t have to walk a mile while carrying a jug to fetch. Water that doesn’t make us sick.save_water_02

Did you know?…

  • Flushing the toilet accounts for 30% of household water usage. By placing a brick in the toilet cistern we could save 10 million litres of water a day.
  • 5000 children die every day from waterborne illness—from lack of adequate clean water. Five million people die every year from it.

  • Over a billion people around the world aren’t so lucky.
  • Every DROP counts.

World Water Day, observed around the globe every March 22, grew out of a 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) intiative and was declared a world day the following year. Countries are encouraged to devote the day to implement UN water recommendations and to set up concrete activities to support them.


It’s not too late to get involved and help.

  • Use a bucket of water when washing the car. Use the house for rinsing only.

  • Only water the lawn and garden when they’ re really dry. When it’s cool, not during the day hottest part of the day.

  • Save water! save life.

  • Turn of the faucet while brushing your teeth.

  • Take short showers instead of bath.

  • Use water harvesting.

  • Do not water the plants between 11 am – 4 pm.

  • Don’t but water toys.

  • Use bucket for waste water to use for plants.


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    One thought on “World Water Day on 22nd March

    1. Gunjan March 22, 2009 at 6:53 pm Reply

      yes water is sumthing we cant live widout.
      i must appreciate d way u present the shortage of water(2 man carrying a drop of water).And the steps to save water will prove worthy who dont know the importace of water.

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