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World Water Day 22 March

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World Water Day - 22 March

Forget diamonds, forget gold, water is one of the most precious elements in the world - we cannot live without it.

International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March to focus the world’s attention on the importance of freshwater and to encourage sustainable management of freshwater resources. 


Photo: Contaminated water in the Karial slum in Bangladesh. According to the World Health Organisation, contaminated water causes some five million deaths a year (UN Photo/Kibae Park)