Archives for March 2014

AWWA recognizes 21st annual World Water Day

In a press release today, the American Water Works Association joined the United Nations and water advocates throughout the world in recognizing the 21st annual World Water Day, to be observed on March 22, 2014.

The complete press release can be found here.

March 22, 2014 “World Water Day: Water and Energy”

Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. Conversely, about 8% of the global energy generation is used for pumping, treating and transporting water to various consumers.

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2014 Water Docs Film Festival

From March 21-29, 2014, the Ecologos Institute is hosting its annual Water Docs Film Festival. This year’s festival has both feature and short films about water, including lively discussions with filmmakers, at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto. The event will be held in Jackman Hall, just south of McCaul and Dundas St. W.

Capitalizing on rising public concern about water and the growing popularity of documentary storytelling, it begins with a 24-hour celebration of water, to signify World Water Day with films about water and water issues.   This Festival will highlight both feature films and shorts about water and the schedule includes discussions with filmmakers and experts from the water community.

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