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Water News and Reports

World water day
April 15, 2011

Participatory success in the awareness-raising activities organised by the We Are Water Foundation in the setting of World Water day

  • Hundreds of children take part in the junior activities
  • During the 26 and 27 of March at the Roca Barcelona Gallery diverse workshops, shows and gymkhanas showed, above all to youngsters, the importance of water and its correct use
  • More than 600 people visited the Roca Barcelona Gallery that weekend to celebrate World Water day in a very educational way
  • The Foundation organises different activities around the world
dia mundial del agua
March 22, 2011

World Water Day 2011: the We Are Water Foundation has conducted a study on freshwater consumption and saving in Spain.

  • More people die as a result of illnesses linked with contaminated water every year than from all forms of violence.
  • More than 2,500 million people (40% of the global population) have no access to adequate sanitation, and 1,000 million people have no basic water supply.
  • 90% of the water used in developing countries is dumped into rivers, lakes and seas without being treated.
  • 76% of Spaniards acknowledge that they could save more water without any significant loss of quality of life.
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