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Valuing Water

Water means different things to different people.

This conversation is about what water means to you.

How is water important to your home and family life, your livelihood, your cultural practices, your wellbeing, your local environment?

By recording - and celebrating - all the different ways water benefits our lives, we can value water properly and safeguard it effectively for everyone.

Tell us your stories, thoughts and feelings about water.


What does water mean to you

Join The Conversation

  • We want to hear from you!
  • Tell us what water means to you.
  • Share your views on social media.
  • Tag your post with #WorldWaterDay and Water2me.
  • Your voice will help shape the World Water Day 2021 campaign and will inform a document about what water means to people around the world..
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Why are we asking you?

World Water Day, 22 March 2021, is about what water means to people, its true value and how we can better protect this vital resource.

Your voice will help shape the forthcoming World Water Day campaign, leading up to 22 March 2021. And your conversations will inform a report about what water means to people around the world.


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What is being done?

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Offline Conversations

You can also share your views by email. Please make sure the subject line says 'World Water Day 2021: #Water2me'. Send to unwater@un.org