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First-of-its-Kind Global Water Experiment for Students Launches on World Water Day

9:16 AM MDT | March 21, 2011 | Neil Hawkins

Water is the single most important chemical compound for the preservation of life and human progress, yet close to a billion people lack access to clean, safe drinking water—that’s one in eight people.  In my travels around the world, I have seen first hand what the lack of clean drinking water means for whole societies --- and also for individuals struggling to just survive. March 22 is World Water Day. Designated by the United Nations, World Water Day is an opportunity for the world to focus its attention on water resources, challenges and...

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