Water is a precious resource. However, these days people have forgotten the importance of water in our life. Due to the easy accessibility of water people have been wasting water. There were times when people have to go miles to fetch water. But as in urban areas, the accessibility got easier people are now becoming irresponsible in the preservation of water. Due to the wastage of this important resource, there are various regions around the world where people are facing the problem of freshwater. As to show the importance of water World Water Day is celebrated every year on March 22. This day is celebrated around the world since 1993. On this day awareness about the water crisis in the world is highlighted. As this day marks as the support the achievement of sustainable development goal. Let’s now look over some importance, themes, and key facts about water and World Water Day 2021.
World Water Day 2021 Theme
This year due to a pandemic this day will be celebrated virtually. The theme of World Water Dat this year is Valuing Water and how we can better protect this vital resource. As we all know how much water values to us. And its importance is more important than its price in today’s world. Not only to human beings water is essential to every organism on this planet. Without water, we cannot imagine a second spend. But the way we are utilizing this vital resource is depleting it very fast. If we overlook its importance then it will become irreplaceable for us to get it back.
Some amazing facts about Water
- Around 297,000 children under five die annually from diarrhoeal diseases.
- Half of the schools do not have handwashing facilities
- Today 1 in 3 people live without safe drinking water
- By 2050 up to 5.7 billion people are living without fresh water for months
World Water Day main focus
This day mainly focuses on SDG Goal 6. This goal is to make the availability of water and provide sanitation for all by 2030. However, with various posters, and by doing rallies trying to make water available to everyone and to make everyone better off with this problem.