World Water Day – why participate?

world water day 2015Water has been appreciated by humanity as a life-giving force since the dawn of time and many cultures and religions have worshipped it in its various forms. While many people still hold a reverence for it, for many more it seems that when you take away the need to seek it out – as happens when if flows freely from a tap, it is often just taken for granted (for another perspective see the one-minute award-winning films). Continue reading

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World Water Day – what is it all about?

World Water Day

Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. Conversely, about 8% of the global energy generation is used for pumping, treating and transporting water to various consumers. Continue reading