Celebrate World Water Day & the Clean Water Act
World Water Day is nearly here, and the Clean Water Act is 50 years old! We’ll be celebrating this year by doubling our impact with two big events:
Connecticut’s annual World Water Day event is a collaborative celebration, “Groundwater—Making the Invisible Visible.”
Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere. Out of sight, under our feet, groundwater is a hidden treasure that enriches our lives. Almost all of the liquid freshwater in the world is groundwater. As climate change gets worse, groundwater will become more and more critical. We need to work together to sustainably manage this precious resource. Groundwater may be out of sight, but it must not be out of mind. We’ll also be recognizing and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, how far we’ve come, and how we can all do our part to protect clean water.
Join us on Monday, March 21 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.
This free online event includes:
- Remarks from Gov. Lamont;
- A “Groundwater 101” presentation; and
- A panel discussion that will explore threats to groundwater and steps we can all take to ensure every Connecticut resident has access to clean water, now and in the future.
Save the Sound, The Nature Conservancy, Rivers Alliance, Clean Water Action, CT River Conservancy, CT Land Conservation Council, CT League of Conservation Voters, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, and other partners are coming together for these celebrations.
See all hosting and supporting organizations, and learn about groundwater threats and action in Connecticut, at www.ourwaterct.org.