In a world of seven billion people, your dietary choices and attitude matter! Statistics say that each of us drinks from 2 to 4 litres of water every day, however most of the water we “drink” is embedded in the food we eat: producing 1 kilo of beef for example consumes 15,000 litres of water while 1 kilo of wheat “drinks up” 1,500 litres.

World Water Day — 22 March

The Future We Want — Join the global conversation!

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UN Water is responsible for organizing the annual United Nations World Water Day (22 March) and choosing each year’s theme. The United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/47/193 of 22 December 1992 by which 22 March of each year is declared World Day for Water,…

2011 has been the International Year of Chemistry! During the year more than 35,000 children from 77 countries around the world have taken part in a Global Chemistry Experiment — launched on World Water Day  on 22 March — aimed at testing and evaluating the water they use.
Take a look at the interactive map where the children have uploaded their findings.
Related links:

Article from UNESCO
International Year of Chemistry homepage

2011 has been the International Year of Chemistry! During the year more than 35,000 children from 77 countries around the world have taken part in a Global Chemistry Experiment — launched on World Water Day  on 22 March — aimed at testing and evaluating the water they use.

Take a look at the interactive map where the children have uploaded their findings.

Related links:

Article from UNESCO

International Year of Chemistry homepage