Every year to highlight the importance of fresh water. The tradition has continued since 1993. According to the United Nations website, more than 2.2 billion people live without the access to safe water.3
0.5% of the earth’s water is available fresh water. If the world’s water supply were only 100 liters (26 gallons), our usable water supply of fresh water would be only about 0.003 liter (one-half teaspoon). In actuality, that amounts to an average of 8.4 million liters (2.2 million gallons) for each person on earth.
World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. ‘Water and Climate Change’, explores how water and climate change are inextricably linked.
Purified water is usually tap or groundwater which has been treated to remove harmful substances like bacteria, fungi, and parasites. This means that drinking it is pretty much guaranteed to be safe.
The three main sources of water are: Rainwater. Groundwater – This includes water bodies like Wells and Springs. Surface water – This includes different water bodies like Sea, Oceans, Reservoirs, Rivers, Streams, Ponds, Lakes and Tanks.
On the earth’s surface, there are three different forms of water namely solid, liquid and gaseous.
Why Water is very important for body?
Water travels throughout Our body carrying nutrients, oxygen, and wastes to and from your cells and organs. • Water keeps your body cool as part of your body’s temperature regulating system. • Water cushions your joints, and protects your tissues and organs from shock and damage.