All posts tagged: water day

Ticktock, Drip Drop

  I am dedicating this post in honor of the upcoming World Water Day (22 March).  The first World Water Day was in 1993.  The United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March as World Water Day.  Since its inception, World Water Day is celebrated around the world, drawing attention to various water related issues. This year’s theme is “Water Is” Check out the video below for more details. I love this theme.  It is important to step back and take a moment to ponder what does water mean to us and our lives.  Water holds such incredible value.  Many times we take it for granted that there is fresh water available to us.  We have clean water to drink, clean with, and cook with.  However, there are many who are not as fortunate.  For instance, “1 in 9 people lack access to safe water” (Water.org). Check out this video by Water.org Water is… everything.  Water is life.  Water is at the heart of our survival.   Conservation International has created an incredible short video raising …

The Water Crisis

  Photo Credit: Water.org Today is World Water Day.  In honor of World Water Day, I would like to dedicate this post to raising awareness about the water crisis, and drawing attention to the incredible efforts Water.org and others are making to help create solutions to end the water crisis. Do you know about the Water Crisis? Fast Facts about the Water Crisis – 780 million people lack access to an improved water source; approximately one in nine people -An American taking a five-minute shower uses more water than the average person in a developing country slum uses for an entire day. – More than 3.4 million people die each year from water, sanitation, and hygiene-related causes. Nearly all deaths, 99 percent, occur in the developing world Source: Water.org  Learn more about how we can help solve the global water crisis