World Water Day is an annual United Nations Observance focusing on the importance of freshwater and raising awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. On March 22, 2021, World Water Day will be celebrated in an online event. The World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the global water crisis, and a core focus of the observance is to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.
Originally started in 1993, this year’s theme of World Water Day 2021 is valuing water. The value of water is about much more than its price – water has enormous and complex value for our households, food, culture, health, education, economics and the integrity of our natural environment. If we overlook any of these values, we risk mismanaging this finite, irreplaceable resource. SDG 6 is to ensure water and sanitation for all. Without a comprehensive understanding of water’s true, multidimensional value, we will be unable to safeguard this critical resource for the benefit of everyone. Today, water is under extreme threat from a growing population, increasing demands of agriculture and industry, and the worsening impacts of climate change.
To raise awareness of the value of water, Elsevier presents a curated list of free access journal articles and book chapters. At Elsevier, we are advancing #SDG6 research and ensuring that #Everydrop counts.
Sustainable Water Engineering, 2020, Pages 99-120
Biopolymer Membranes and Films, 2020, pages 359-382
Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Water and Wastewater Advanced Treatment Processes, 2020, Pages 139-176
Sustainable Water Resource Development Using Coastal Reservoirs, 2020, Pages 33-59
International Encyclopedia of Public Health (Second Edition), 2017, Pages 350-360
International Encyclopedia of Public Health (Second Edition), 2017, Pages 148-158
Water Conservation and Wastewater Treatment in BRICS Nations, 2020, Pages 187-211
Drought Early Warning and Forecasting, 2020, Pages 1-21
Global Groundwater, 2021, Pages 145-162
Global Groundwater, 2021, Pages 347-357
Advances in Chemical Pollution, Environmental Management and Protection, Volume 6, 2020, Pages 1-31
Encyclopedia of Health Economics, 2014, Pages 477-482
GIS and Geostatistical Techniques for Groundwater Science, 2019, Pages 57-78