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World Water Day 2021

World Water Day is an annual UN observance day held on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This Day is an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference.

This year, the theme of World Water Day is Valuing Water. Water means different things to different people. 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. 

7 Days of World Water Day Series

Presented by Leucadia Wastewater District, honoring the late Dave Kulchin, dive in to our week long series "7 Days of World Water Day" starting [March 22] through [March 28]. 

MON 3.22

 Project Clean Water is inviting everyone to grab your boards and kayaks and paddle out at 10:30am at your local waterway. Please note, this is a county-wide, synchronized, socially distanced individual paddle out and not taking place at one specific location.

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FRI 3.26

Did you know 75% of the human brain is water and 75% of a living tree is water? Plant a tree today or visit the Discovery Center and buy a succulent (water smart plant). 

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TUES 3.23

In honor of late Dave Kulchin, member of the Leucadia Wastewater District Board, AHLF member, Carlsbad citizen of the year, and appreciator of sunsets, email or tag us in social media a picture of your favorite sunrise or sunset. 

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SAT 3.27

Make a water wise pledge: what is something you will do to help conserve water? Fun fact: 1 pound of beef requires 1,799 gallons of water, which includes irrigation of the grains and grasses in feed, plus water for drinking and processing.

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WED 3.24

Follow in our After School Enrichment kids steps, and create a recycled art project using old magazines to show what water means to you. 

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SUN 3.28

Rotary International: 

“ The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clearer than ever that hand washing — which requires a safe water source — is essential to our health. Yet more than 2 billion people worldwide don’t have access to clean water.  For World Water Day on 22 March, learn how you can get involved in a water project and give to support our work in this area through our Donate page

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THURS 3.25

Read along or listen to a story red by AHLF volunteer Gigi online in Gigi's Reading Corner. Today, she reads All the Way to the Ocean by Joel Harper to celebrate World Water Day. 

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FUN FACT

Each day, the Carlsbad Desal Plant delivers nearly 50 million gallons (56,000 acre-feet per year (AFY)) of fresh, desalinated water to San Diego County – enough to serve approximately 400,000 people and accounting for about one-third of all water generated in the County.

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