Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene-related Observances

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Water is the most precious global commodity with its myriad uses for drinking, recreation, sanitation, hygiene, agriculture, and industry. In recognition of the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene, and in an effort to educate the public about water-related issues, many water, sanitation, and hygiene-related observances, celebrations and awareness days have been created.

Page last reviewed: April 21, 2020