Today is World Water Day: Events Across the World

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WaterPartners opens its first international office in India. Today is World Water Day, and WaterPartners has organized World Water Day 2006 event in Tiruchirappalli, India to mark the day to draw international attention to the critical lack of clean, safe drinking water worldwide. It is in 1992, the UN General Assembly designated March 22 as ‘World Water Day’.

In association with WaterAid, UK, and WaterPartners International, USA, Gramalaya is organizing World Water Day 2006 at its training center in Kolakkudipatti, located in the rural parts of Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu, India.

In the Walk for Water
in Tiruchirappalli, India, on March 21, 2006, a group of 200 people, including women, youth, and WaterPartners India staff, took part in a `Save River Cauvery padayatra’.

Other events organized across the world to mark World Water Day 2006;

World Water Day 2006 in the United States
Mexico to host official celebration of World Water Day
On Way to Observe the World Water Day 2006 in Bangladesh
Canadian groups mobilize to mark World Water Day, March 22
Children present petition for clean water at global water meet

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