What is World Water Day?
The global World Water Day, celebrated annually on 22 March, raises awareness and inspires action to tackle the global water and sanitation crisis. It focuses attention on the vitality of freshwater and responsible and sustainable management of freshwater resources. The need is urgent, affecting billions of people worldwide, as their human rights to access clean water still have not been fulfilled. Access to clean water likely affects all major global issues, ranging from health to hunger, equality to education, and more.