“Imagine a Day Without Water” Today
Today is the annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” day, which the Value of Water campaign launched four years ago as an effort to bring attention to the importance of freshwater. According to their website, the day is meant to encourage the public to appreciate the value of this often overlooked resource.
“On this day, let us reflect on the importance of water in our lives and celebrate the people that work hard every day to provide us this life-giving resource — from the Department of Health, which carefully safeguards the quality of our drinking water, to the many water utilities that delivery water directly to our homes safely and reliably,” DLNR Commission on Water Resource Management Chairperson Suzanne Case said.
The Value of Water campaign said many communities around the world and throughout the US are struggling because they are unable to access clean, fresh water. These communities experience first-hand the difficulties of trying to go a day without water, according to the campaign website.
“Take a minute to consider the importance of water in your everyday life,” CWRM Deputy Director Jeffrey Pearson added. “Then, make a commitment to do your part to conserve this most precious of all our natural resources.”