World Water Day March 22nd -- Nature Conservancy

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"Where does your drinking water come from?

A simple question, but how many people actually know the answer? Watch this video as we took to the streets to find out and then check out the results of our national poll.

In honor of World Water Day, today, March 22, we hope you take the time to get to know where your family's most precious resource comes from.

Locate your city on this interactive graphic to find out where your water comes from and how supporters like you help to protect that source.

At a time when the natural world is under increasing stress, our rivers, lakes, wetlands and streams may be the most at risk. Here are a few things you can do to celebrate World Water Day and ensure healthy water for you and your family for years to come.

·         Give a gift to The Nature Conservancy today to help support many initiatives including our Freshwater work.

·         Watch and share this video of my eight-year-old son, Luca, as he demonstrates how natural eco-systems keep water clean.

·         Share your favorite rivers and lakes photos to help inspire others to care for our freshwater resources.

·         Get tips on how you and your family can save water and share them with your network of friends and family through Facebook and Twitter.

You can also read about how the people of Palau are unifying to protect their water on a local level, and how this approach could be used to inspire collaboration in communities across the globe."

Source Nature Conservancy email, 3/22/11 

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