World Water Day : 22 March-Tips to Save Water to Avoid Water Crisis

World Water Day.jpg © Nathan Dumlao/Unsplash

World Water Day: A Brief Summary

World Water Day is observed annually on March 22nd to highlight the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. It was first designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993 to raise awareness about the global water crisis and the need for water conservation to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 203012.

Water conservation

Daily Water Saving Tips

In the Bathroom

In the Kitchen

Around the House

General Tips

Here are some simple tips to save water in your daily life:

  1. Fix leaks promptly: Repair any leaking faucets, pipes, or toilets to prevent water wastage.
  2. Take shorter showers: Limit your shower time to reduce water consumption.
  3. Turn off the tap: Avoid leaving the water running while brushing your teeth, washing dishes, or shaving.
  4. Use a bucket: Instead of running water, fill a bucket to wash your car or water plants.
  5. Collect rainwater: Use rain barrels to collect rainwater for watering plants or cleaning purposes.
  6. Water plants wisely: Water your plants early in the morning or late in the evening to minimize evaporation.
  7. Use a broom: Instead of hosing down driveways and sidewalks, use a broom to clean them.
  8. Only run full loads: Whether it’s the dishwasher or washing machine, wait until you have a full load before running them.
  9. Fix dripping taps: A dripping tap can waste a significant amount of water over time, so make sure to fix it.
  10. Install water-saving devices: Consider installing low-flow faucets, showerheads, and toilets to reduce water usage.

Remember, small changes in daily habits can contribute significantly to water conservation efforts. Every drop saved makes a difference in building a sustainable future.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *