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On the 21 March 2013 an interactive inspirational leadership event called ‘Wings for Water’, organized by the Dutch government, will take place in the Peace Palace in The Hague. The focus of the event will be on the urgency to act now to secure our water supply for tomorrow. Therefor a multi-stakeholder dialogue on water will be held with input from civil society (including youth and spiritual leaders) and the business community.

and there are far more contaminants in bottled water than tap, thanks to ineffective "oversight" by the FDA.

Only 10 percent of waste water gets treated; the rest goes into our lakes, rivers and oceans. via Water.org #MicroistDay

Only 10 percent of waste water gets treated; the rest goes into our lakes, rivers and oceans. via Water.org #MicroistDay

Join ChildFund's "Tweet-Out" -- To build awareness around World Water Day, ChildFund is asking its Twitter followers to compose tweets to shed light on the issues of water insecurity for children around the world. Use the hashtag #Water4Children. Top tweeters will receive a water gift sent to a child in their honor! Click for more details!

The Global Water Footprint Standard "is rooted in the recognition that human impacts on freshwater systems can ultimately be linked to human consumption, and that issues like water shortages and pollution can be better understood and addressed by considering production and supply chains as a whole,"