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12 November 2009 

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Water for Life
Tuesday, 22 March 2005, marked World Water Day, and people around the world participated in many special activities. Events this year included an art competition in Brunei, a walkathon in Canada, training for teachers and workshops in India, a showing of water films in Indonesia and a gathering of students at a lake in Italy.

This year, World Water Day launches the United Nations International Decade for Action under the motto "Water for Life".

The first water decade, designated by the United Nations from 1981-1990, brought water to more than one billion people and sanitation to almost 770 million.


UN's World Water Day observance meant to encourage groups to focus efforts on reversing  plight of billions who lack access to safe water, sanitation

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