08/02/17Global Issues 

22 March 2017 is World Water Day: Wastewater

World Water Day is an international observance and an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference.


The 2017 theme is Wastewater.


The First World Water Day was celebrated on 22nd of March 1993. It has been held annually since then. Each year, the United Nations set a theme for World Water Day corresponding to a current or future challenge.


Whatever you do to celebrate the World Water Day – please let the world know about it:

  • The official World Water Day promotional material is available for download and information here (and in the coming weeks in the 6 languages UN languages): Please use these materials for your own purposes.