Water is a part of our daily life. Yet there is so much about this essential resource that we don’t know. Take the opportunity to learn more this World Water Day. Not only will it help your health and the international community, but also the lives of future generations.
The international observance of World Water Day is an initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro. This year, World Water Day falls on March 22—a day of observance and action to draw attention to the plight of those without access to safe drinking water.
We have the same amount of water on Earth now that there was at the time of the planet’s creation. The water consumed today will eventually be recycled throughout the Earth’s ecosystem for use by future generations. The water we’re drinking now has been on Earth for millions of years! If you can imagine that your great-grandchildren will drink the same glass of water that you drink, you will be inspired to take better care of it.
WATER AS A RESOURCE
Twenty percent of the world’s population lacks access to adequate and safe drinking water, and as our population increases so will the number of people without easily attainable water. Find out about the problems that plague our water situation, and the noble work being done to combat this growing crisis.
25 Things You Might Not Know about Water
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Calculate Your Water Footprint
Find out what you can do to lower your impact in the water crisis.
Catching Rain With Rain Barrels
Conserve water by harvesting your own rain water!
How Much Water Do You Really Need?
Are you constantly drinking water to keep the pounds at bay? Well you might be misguided, and wasting water in the meantime. Learn the truth about how water helps our health.
DRINK HEALTHY WATER
Like the Earth’s surface, the human body is mostly water. We are water. Because we need to keep our “inner ocean” as pure as possible, it is important to choose the right water filter for your needs. And not to choose water that sits in toxic plastic bottles that pollute our earth.
Enough With the Plastic Bottles Already
How dangerous is our bottled water habit? Let Dave explain it.
Bottled Water Gone Crazy
Would you pay 45 dollars for a bottle of water? Well, that’s the going rate for one bottled water company. Find out how people are getting away with selling water at such an absurd price and more crazy facts behind the bottled water industry.
The best type of water filter you use depends on whether you are on well or municipal water. Filters for well water need to remove bacteria. Filters for municipal water need to remove the chemical disinfectants and additives from the city’s water plant.
YOUR HEALTH AND WATER
Next to fresh air, water is the most precious thing required by all living beings.
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KEEPING WATER VIBRANT AND HEALTHY
An increasing number of spiritual leaders believe that water is the earth’s life blood, that is alive, and that there are ways we can assist in preserving its vital energy.
Messages from Water
Does water hold the imprint of the love or hate in the world?
Healing The Water
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Change the Vibrancy of Your Water
Try this simple test to change the taste of your water.