Water is the elixir of life. March 22 marks World Water Day drawing attention the importance of water for survival and also creates awareness on the need for water conservation.
The intent is to find ways to utilise nature to tackle challenges with respect to water in the 21st Century. Water crises around the world is a result of climate change and damage caused to the environment. The best way to tackle water challenges in the present world is to adapt nature based solutions. Planting of trees, green infrastructure are measures towards achieving that!
On World Water Day 2018, here are a few quotes ...
Water Covers tw-thirds of the surface of the Earth/ But fresh water is 0.002 on Earth.
“A river is more than an amenity, it is a treasure.” » Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes
“It’s a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.” » Franklin P. Jones
“Water, thou hast no taste, no color, no odor; canst not be defined, art relished while ever mysterious. Not necessary to life, but rather life itself, thou fillest us with a gratification that exceeds the delight of the senses.” » Antoine de Saint-Exupery
“Filthy water cannot be washed.” » West African Proverb
“By means of water, we give life to everything.” » Koran
“I gave my heart to the mountains the minute I stood beside this river with its spray in my face and watched it thunder into foam, smooth to green glass over sunken rocks, shatter to foam again. I was fascinated by how it sped by and yet was always there; its roar shook both the earth and me.” » Wallace Stegner
On World Water Day 2018, Twitterati called for water conservation. Here's a peek into a few tweets...