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Children International Launches Youth Health Ambassadors Program to Bring WASH Education to Thousands of Impoverished People

Youth Will Engage With Children and Their Caregivers to Talk About Water and Hygiene
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Kansas City, MO, March 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  A lack of clean water, along with poor hygiene and sanitation, is a major problem in developing countries. One in eight people worldwide have no access to clean water, and 2.6 billion lack basic sanitation. Those who must rely on contaminated water for drinking, cooking and bathing face serious health consequences: parasites, diarrhea, dehydration and other water-related diseases that kill more than 3 million people each year.

Honoring World Water Day at Caesars Entertainment

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This Saturday, March 22nd is United Nations’ World Water Day, which sheds crucial light on inequities in access to safe water and sufficient food and energy services, while facilitating policies leading to sustainable water use and energy security. In recognition of World Water Day 2014, Eric Dominguez, Corporate Director of Engineering, Utilities, and Environmental Affairs at Caesars, shares his insights into the water-energy connection, the company’s commitment to reduction, and what each of us can do to help.

Water is Life

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
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“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.” -- Jacques Yves Cousteau

Thinking about World Water Day

By Maggie Cole, Global Supply Chain Sustainability Lead, Monsanto
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Did you know that a running faucet typically uses three gallons of water per minute? Moreover, did you know that agriculture uses 70 percent of the world’s fresh water supply? As we prepare to recognize World Water Day tomorrow, it’s important for Monsanto and its employees to think about all the ways we can be better water stewards at home and in the workplace.

How FedEx, Caesars, American Water Tackle Energy and Water Woes

By Jennifer Gerholdt
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Energy and water are essential for economic development, food and agriculture production, global security and social-wellbeing. The United Nations predicts that by 2030, the world will need at least 30 percent more water, 45 percent more energy and 50 percent more food. This challenge will be exacerbated by a climate change, an increasingly prosperous middle class, urbanization and demographic shifts from rural to urban centers, which will to put even more pressure on our finite natural resources.

#DardenDigest: 10 Ways to Make Every Day World Water Day

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It’s fairly simple to save water. But it does require each of us to think differently about this vital resource. According to the United Nations, 768 million people around the globe lack access to improved water sources. Water.org shares that an American taking a five-minute shower uses more water than the average person in a developing country slum uses for an entire day.

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On World Water Day, Why Talk About Energy?

By Kate Zerrenner
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The theme of this year’s World Water Day on March 22nd is the “energy-water nexus,” and the timing couldn't be better. According to the Uni

DIGDEEP Chronicles the Lives of Over 500 Americans who Chose to Live on Only 4 liters of Water a Day

In celebration of World Water Day, the interactive infographic will feature videos, photos, and tweets from everyday people who experienced water poverty in the 2013 4Liter Challenge.
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LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – World Water Day is often spent focusing solely on the 880 million people who still lack access to a basic source of clean water. Today, however, a majority of the world’s population lives within 31 miles of an endangered water source, meaning that the water crisis is close to home for nearly all of us.

Mary Kay Employees Celebrate World Water Day

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Knock, Knock
Who’s there?
Water.
Water who?
Water you doing this Saturday? 

It’s World Water Day!

Water Wars: Fighting Over Earth's Most Precious Fluid

by Reynard Loki
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With global water use growing at more than twice the rate of human population increase in the last century, the issue of water security issue is quickly rising to the top. When it comes to life's most precious fluid, mankind has two very different choices: conflict or cooperation

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