On world water day, 650 million people can’t get a safe drink

Some 650 million people, or one in 10 of the world’s population, do not have access to safe water, putting them at risk of infectious diseases and premature death.

Dirty water and poor sanitation can cause severe diarrheal diseases in children, killing 900 under-fives a day across the world, according to United Nations estimates – . . . → Read More: On world water day, 650 million people can’t get a safe drink

Ducks Unlimited Canada Salutes World Water Day on March 22 and Canada Water Week Running March 21 to 27

On World Water Day, help us ensure that wetlands will be around to provide freshwater for generations to come. A few minutes of your time could make a world of difference.

A registered charity, Ducks Unlimited Canada partners with government, industry, non-profits and landowners to conserve, restore and manage habitats for waterfowl and other wildlife. . . . → Read More: Ducks Unlimited Canada Salutes World Water Day on March 22 and Canada Water Week Running March 21 to 27

David Suzuki: World Water Day Reminds Us Not to Take Clean Water for Granted

Earth’s oceans, lakes, rivers and streams are its circulatory system, providing life’s essentials for people, animals and ecosystems. Canada has one-fifth of the world’s freshwater, a quarter of its remaining wetlands and its longest coastline. With this abundance, it’s easy to take water for granted. Many of our daily rituals require its life-giving force. Yet . . . → Read More: David Suzuki: World Water Day Reminds Us Not to Take Clean Water for Granted

LETTER: Recognize right to clean water

World Water Day is Tuesday, March 22, and I would like to draw your attention to some important issues concerning water in Canada.

Water is one of our most precious resources. Canada has one-fifth of the world’s fresh water, yet it isthe only G8 country that lacks legally enforceable drinking water quality standards oat the . . . → Read More: LETTER: Recognize right to clean water

World Water Day Reminds Us Not to Take Clean Water for Granted

Earth’s oceans, lakes, rivers and streams are its circulatory system, providing life’s essentials for people, animals and ecosystems. Canada has one-fifth of the world’s freshwater, a quarter of its remaining wetlands and its longest coastline. With this abundance, it’s easy to take water for granted. Many of our daily rituals require its life-giving force. Yet . . . → Read More: World Water Day Reminds Us Not to Take Clean Water for Granted

ON WORLD WATER DAY, TAKE ACTION ON WATER RIGHTS

It’s time for the Canadian government to recognize our right to water at the national level. That’s why we’re coming together on World Water Day (March 22) to call on the federal government to pass an environmental bill of rights that will protect, respect and fulfil our right to water. READ MORE

California Water Purification Program Launches #WITHWATER Campaign

In celebration of March 22 World Water Day, the East County Advanced Water Purification Program, led by Padre Dam Municipal Water District and its program partners (the County of San Diego, City of El Cajon and Helix Water District), announces the launch of its new website, www.EastCountyAWP.com and a social media engagement campaign titled #WithWater… . . . → Read More: California Water Purification Program Launches #WITHWATER Campaign

The water link to job creation

Every year across the world in the month of March, the World Water Day (WWD) is observed with an aim to focus attention on the importance of fresh water and advocating sustainable management of water resources. On March 22 this year, the global community will observe WWD on a theme captioned ‘water and jobs’… READ . . . → Read More: The water link to job creation

Celebrate World Water Day ahead of March 22 with WWF’s Photo Contest

Your creativity behind the camera lens could win you bragging rights. Enter theWWF Photo Contest and your photo and name could be featured in next month’s e-newsletter…. READ MORE

Nourishing Grassroots for Canada’s World Water Day

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Nourishing Grassroots for Canada’s World Water Day

HAMILTON ON, March 17th, 2015 In record numbers, Canadians are taking action in support of World Water Day (March 22nd). This year, they are turning to over 100 grassroots, non-profit organizations officially marking World Water Day by launching rain barrel sales to raise . . . → Read More: Nourishing Grassroots for Canada’s World Water Day