World Water Day was celebrated this year on 22 March 2016. Each year, United Nations Water – the entity which coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation – nominates a theme for World Water Day. The theme encompasses an existing issue or future challenge relating to water on a global scale. This year, the theme was “Water and Jobs”.
Read more on the official United Nations World Water Day website.

Looking back: World Water day 2015 engaged the theme of “Water and Sustainable Development”. Here is a link the the WWD15 website.

On the topic of global water scarcity, see this fascinating collection of images by International Business Times reporter David Sim “…to make you think twice about wasting this precious resource”.