5–11 March 17 – Groundwater Awareness Week
Groundwater is the water that soaks into the soil from rain or other precipitation and moves downward to fill cracks and other openings in beds of rock and sand. It is, therefore, a renewable resource, although renewal rates vary greatly according to environmental conditions.
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5–11 March 17 – Kidney Health Week
Kidney Health Week is a national awareness campaign to promote good kidney health. People who do not drink enough water can easily develop bladder and kidney disorders due to the heavy concentration of urine that is passed.
11 March 17 – World Plumbing Day
World Plumbing Day is an international event in March initiated by the World Plumbing Council celebrating the important role plumbing plays in the health and safety of modern society.
20–24 March 17 – Water Aid's Walk 4 Water
Over 750 million people don’t have access to safe water. In recognition of this, WaterAid's Walk 4 Water event held every March, asks participants to walk 10,000 steps a day for 5 days and to get sponsored to do so.
22 March 17 – World Water Day
International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
25 March 17 – Earth Hour
Earth Hour is the single, largest, symbolic mass participation event in the world. Born out of a hope that we could mobilize people to take action on climate change, Earth Hour now inspires a global community of millions of people in 7,001 towns and cities, across 152 countries and territories, to switch lights off for an hour as a massive show of concern for the environment.
Earth Hour Schools Day: Friday 24 March 17
20–26 March 17 – Seek a Leak week
Leaks play a big part in homes and businesses and can be quite costly if gone undetected. The aim of 'Seek a Leak week' is to help raise awareness on how to look for them and where to get help if needed.
26 March 17 – applications close for the Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize
The Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize is an annual water science competition for high school students, run by the Australian Water Association, which showcases the unlimited potential of today’s high school students as they create solutions for current and future water challenges.for current and future water challenges.