World Water Day

World Water Day is this Saturday, March 22! To mark the occasion, the Department of State will host USTech H2.O tomorrow afternoon. USTech H2.O is an interactive event that will highlight some of the latest and most exciting new technologies in the American water sector, and feature speakers such as Under Secretary of State Catherine Novelli, the President’s Science Advisor John Holdren, Assistant Secretary of State Kerri-Ann Jones, and others.

Test your Energy Water Food Nexus Knowledge! What is the biggest user of freshwater on the planet?

  1. Agriculture
  2. Energy and Industry
  3. Municipalities
  4. Recreation

Can you guess the estimated annual value of the global water market?

  1. $150 billion
  2. $300 billion
  3. $500 billion
  4. $1 trillion

How many people around the world live in areas of high water stress?

  1. 800 million
  2. 1.8 billion
  3. 2.8 billion
  4. 3.8 billion

Can you guess which continent has the largest freshwater reserves?

  1. South America
  2. North America
  3. Antarctica
  4. Asia

Leave your answers in the comments!