World Rivers Day is an annual event celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September to raise awareness about the importance of rivers and the need to protect them. The day was first celebrated in 2005 and has since become a global event.
Rivers are essential to the health and well-being of people and ecosystems around the world. They provide water for drinking, irrigation, and industry, support a wide range of plant and animal species, and play a crucial role in regulating the Earth’s climate and water cycle.
On World Rivers Day, people and organizations around the world come together to celebrate and promote the importance of rivers. They organize a range of activities, such as:
River clean-up events to remove trash and debris from riverbanks and waterways.
Educational programs and seminars to raise awareness about the importance of rivers and their ecosystems.
River restoration projects to improve water quality and habitat for fish and wildlife.
Guided tours and river expeditions to explore and learn about different river systems and their unique features.
Advocacy campaigns and petitions to protect and conserve rivers and their ecosystems.
World Rivers Day is a day to celebrate the beauty and importance of rivers and to raise awareness about the need to protect and conserve them for future generations. It encourages individuals and organizations to take action to safeguard rivers and their ecosystems, promote sustainable use of water resources, and ensure that everyone has access to clean and healthy water.
} September 24, 2023
Sunday, 09:00 am to 09:00 am
n Nature & Environment, Education & Awareness, World Events