Today, March 22nd, is actually World Water Day! It’s an annual United Nations observance day that raises awareness about the importance of freshwater and encourages action to solve the global water crisis.

World Water Day

World Water Day is an annual event observed on March 22nd, aiming to raise awareness about the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management of water resources. It was first established by the United Nations in 1993 and has been observed every year since then. Each year, World Water Day focuses on a specific theme related to water conservation, access to clean water, and environmental sustainability. The day serves as an opportunity to highlight water-related issues globally, such as water scarcity, pollution, access to clean drinking water, and sanitation challenges, while also promoting solutions and actions to address these issues.

Here’s some key info about World Water Day:

Focus: This year’s theme is “Water for Peace.” The idea is that cooperation around water resources can foster harmony, prosperity, and resilience.
Goal: World Water Day supports Sustainable Development Goal 6: ensuring access to water and sanitation for all by 2030.
Events: People and organizations around the world participate in campaigns, host events, and spread awareness about water issues through social media.
Report: The UN World Water Development Report, focusing on the year’s theme, is launched on this day.