“Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” – W.H. Auden
Happy World Water Day from Team Project Jatropha! World Water Day is celebrated on March 22 every year to educate people on the significance of clean water. We are all aware that clean water is crucial for drinking, agriculture, recreation, hygiene, sanitation, well-being, manufacturing, farming, and energy production.
Did you know that crops like rice require more water? This is because most people consume rice and wheat worldwide. But, there are alternatives to rice like corn and maize, which require less water. People should switch their food habits or scientists should invent varieties of rice that require less water.
Apart from agriculture, the Energy Industry consumes more water to generate electricity. Installing solar panels and wind energy to generate electricity will help save water and fight climate change. People in urban areas can help conserve water by adapting a few simple water-saving strategies in their daily lives. For starters, they can shut off the tap to make sure the water isn’t running when it’s unnecessary. Secondly, we can make sure to get the leaky pipes, faucets, and taps fixed around the house. Thirdly, we can install a low-flow toilet, which can save up to 50% water. In Addition, we should never overwater plants. Finally, we can use environmentally-friendly cleaning products that won’t contaminate water. Every drop counts, so make sure you conserve water.