World Water Day is an annual UN observance day held on 22 March that highlights the importance of freshwater. The theme of each day focuses on topics relevant to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. The theme for 2021 is “Valuing Water”. This day is celebrated around the world with a variety of events.
Countries impacted by drought and growing populations have made important new strides in the pursuit of better and accessible water.
We have listed some countries that are leading the way to the future of water technology.
It’s the largest producer of desalinated water in the world. And is introducing renewable solar energy for this process.
The country recycles 85 percent of wastewater. By 2021, it estimates that 50 percent of its agricultural needs will be met with recycled water.
The country’s new Geothermal destination project is an ideal fit. This plant will provide desalinated water at a low cost to the residents.
The UK is a leader in smart water metering technology, enabling residents to monitor their water usage online. It allows households to get a better hold on their water usage each month.
A plant located in Southern California delivers nearly 50 million gallons of fresh, desalinated water to San Diego County – enough to serve approximately 400,000 people.
Moreover, in Australia there are multiple schemes are being run by the govt. People get a $100 discount who get their water leakage fixed. Germany runs similar schemes named Rainwater and Greywater, where people who follow govt’s way of treating water get financial support.