World Water Day 2017: Why Waste Water?

There are so many important dates marked worldwide and so much to reckon for. World Cancer Day, World Hepatitis Day and the likes. One which is invaluable and ought to be celebrated both for good and bad is the World Water Day. This day is being celebrated worldwide due to the great importance of water.

Water is an essential building block of life. But it is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health; water is vital for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and human development.

Every March 22, the world celebrates the World Water Day in a bid to create awareness and take action to tackle the water crisis. Today, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours queuing or trekking to distant sources, and coping with the health impacts of using contaminated water

This year World Water Day focuses on wastewater and ways to reduce and reuse as over 80% of all the wastewater from our homes, cities, industry and agriculture flows backs to nature polluting the environment and losing valuable nutrients and other recoverable materials.

A call is being made to improve on the collection and treatment of wastewater and safely reuse it. At the same time, there is also a need to reduce the quantity and pollution load of wastewater we produce, to help protect the environment and our water resources.


We need to improve the collection and treatment of wastewater and safely reuse it. At the same time, we need to reduce the quantity and pollution load of wastewater we produce, to help protect the environment and our water resources. Let’s help the world save water today.

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