World Water Day

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:00

What is World Water Day?

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century.

Damaged ecosystems affect the quantity and quality of water available for human consumption. Today, 2.1 billion people live without safe drinking water at home; affecting their health, education and livelihoods.

Sustainable Development Goal 6 commits the world to ensuring that everyone has access to safe water by 2030, and includes targets on protecting the natural environment and reducing pollution.


Take Action

Wherever you are and whatever you do on March 22, make it about nature and water.

View the website for more information and inspiration for holding your own event.


The University of Birmingham The Answer is in Nature: World Water Day Event