Special event marks first World Water Loss Day

Colombo, Sri Lanka, 4 December 2019. The first World Water Loss Day was marked today with a special event held during the International Water Association’s 2019 Water and Development Congress & Exhibition, drawing attention to the need for greater action to reduce the estimated 346,000,000,000 litres lost every day from drinking water supply networks globally. WWLD has been initiated by the Water Loss Specialist Group of the International Water Association. A reduction of only 30% in these water losses would allow 800 million people to be supplied with water that has already been treated, according to the group. December 4 was chosen for WWLD as this day two major conferences featuring the theme of water loss are taking place at this time – the IWA Congress and this year’s water … Continue reading Special event marks first World Water Loss Day