World Water Day is annually observed on March 22 to pay attention to the global water crisis. People and organizations every year taken action to tackle the water crisis in different ways. Water is important for every living being on this planet.

Water is a natural resource and it is widely used for both domestic and industrial uses such as drinking, washing, cooking, etc. Earth is also known as a blue planet because of the vastness of water presence. There are various sources of water such as rivers, lakes, oceans, big dams, etc. but only 1-2 % of water is suitable for humans.

World Water Day History

This day was first formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. In December 1992, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/47/193 by which 22 March of each year was declared as World Day for Water.

World Water Day 2021 theme:

This year World Water Day theme 2021 is ‘Valuing Water’. World Water Day is about what water means to people, its value, and how we can protect this essential life resource.

World Water Day 2021 celebration:

You can celebrate World Water Day by practicing ways to save water in your daily routine. Here are some important and easy ways for the conservation of water. Things you can do to Reduce Water Pollution and Stop Wastage of Water.

  • Keeping the tap closed when not in use and don’t ignore any water leaks

  • Use the collected rainwater for different purposes as required.

  • Do not run more water than necessary while doing daily chores.

  • Do not prolong your bathing, have a quick shower.

  • Educational and informative events on the importance of clean water and protecting water resources.

  • Campaigns on rainwater harvesting methods.

  • A trip to local rivers, lakes, and reservoirs.



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