3/22/13 is World Water Day!

World Water Day focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources...


780 million people do not have access to clean water and 2.5 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation

March 22, 2013 is World Water Day, and 2013 is the International Year of Water Cooperation. Every action involving water management requires effective cooperation between multiple actors whether at the local or international scale.

Click here to learn more about Water Cooperation on the United Nations website or download the UN brochure.

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Aguaclara is a multi-disciplinary program at Cornell University that designs sustainable water treatment systems. Their gravity-powered, affordable technologies currently provide clean water to over 30,000 people in communities around the world every day.

Click here to learn more about sustainable water initiatives at Cornell!

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