On 17 March 85 World Water Day 2009 events had been posted from 27 countries on http://www.worldwaterday.org/page/2097, with the majority from the developed world. One quarter of the events were submitted by people from the developing world. Water is increasingly become one of the most important issues in all countries, as the effects of global warming begin to manifest themselves in different ways around the planet.
Canada has a number of interesting events regarding World Water Day:
- World Water Day Celebration: Fort McMurray!
- World Water Day Celebration: Calgary!
- The National Toilet Seat Petition
- World Water Day
- Beach Party
- Let’s Celebrate Water
- World Water Day – Windsor!
- Water. From the World to Elmvale