March 20, 2013

World Water Day 2013

World Water Day is celebrated annually on March 22 and developed to "a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources."

Image: Rainfall drainage calculations for Skyline Park, Denver, by Lawrence Halprin
in Landscape Journal 31(1-2), 2013, Komara

Image: Constructed seep for the Bush Center in Dallas, by MVVA in LAM March 2013, Van Valkenburgh and Saunders

Image: Vegetated swale at Sunset Circle parking lot, Lake Merced Boulevard, San Francisco, by San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and the Department of Public Works

Image: Stormwater vegetative control, East River, NYC, by Trees for NY

What water management proposals or sites inspire you?

P.S. 2013 has been designated the International Year of Water Cooperation by the United Nations.

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