This week is Canada Water Week! And this video explains the 2012 theme of Canada Water Week:
Canada Water Week is a week-long celebration of water from coast-to-coast-to-coast, held annually in the third week of March to coincide with World Water Day on March 22.
World Water Day is an international day to:
- celebrate freshwater
- focus attention on the importance of freshwater
- advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
For Canada Water Week, this year’s theme is “Discover Your Water Footprint” which is the amount of fresh water used directly and indirectly in one’s daily activities – water used for drinking, cooking and washing, as well as the water used to produce food, paper and other materials.
During Canada Water Week, Canadians: