Water, water everywhere?

Could a famously rainy country like the UK really run low on water? Through a combination of climate change and population growth—it might.

Children in India Climb 40 Foot Well During Water Shortage

See what these young girls have to go through just to collect some water and how it's endangering their lives. 

See an Ancient Wonder of China that Transforms a River

Watch the Water Releasing Festival which honours a genius whose engineering legacy remains after more than two thousand years. 

World Water Day

Discover amazing facts about water including how long it takes for a rain drop to reach the ground and where in the world you will find the largest river. 

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