St Kitts and Nevis: In the wake of World Water Day that will be held on March 22, 2022, the Nevis Water Department has celebrated a fun day with their counterpart Water Department from St Kitts at the Brown Hill playing field on Saturday, March 19, 2022.
The Minister responsible for Water Services in the Nevis Island Administration, Spencer Brand, in collaboration with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Premier of Nevis Mark Brantley, has joined the fun Day at the Brown Hill playing Field in Nevis.
Minister Brand also met his counterpart from the Water Department of St Kitts at the fun event held in the observance of World Water Day.
While expressing pleasure over meeting with the counterpart, Minister of Water Services Brand noted, “I am happy to join my counterpart Water Department from St.Kitts in a fun day with the Nevis Water Department at the Brown Hill playing field today”.
He further informed that there has great fun over the field as various games such as Cricket, Domino, Tug of war, good food and good conversations all in celebration of World Water Day on March 22 2022.
Minister Brand outlined the significance of Water day and stated, “Water is Life! Let’s cherish and protect it”.
World Water Day will be held on March 22, 2022, every year since 1993, as the United Nations started it. The aim of the start of world water day is to focus on the importance of freshwater.
World Water Day has been used to create awareness about the significance of water and of 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. The main focus of the Day is to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal and water and sanitation for all by 2030.
The main focus of the World Water day of 2022 is the groundwater and an invisible resource with an effect visible across the globe.
Further, groundwater is water that is found underground in aquifers, which are known as the geological formation of rocks, sands and gravels. It further holds substantial quantities of water which feeds springs, rivers, lakes and wetlands