On 22 March 2023, the Army joins the world in recognizing the importance of water to our Soldiers, missions, and communities by commemorating World Water Day and promoting this year's theme: “Accelerating Change”.
Army resilience requires access to safe, reliable and accessible water. In fiscal year 2022, Army installations used over 30.4 billion gallons of potable water and approximately 6.8 billion gallons of non-potable water. Water is not only critical to health, but also plays a key role in industrial base manufacturing, equipment maintenance and operations, facility heating and cooling, firefighting and land management.
View the entire letter here: Signed World Water Day letter_2023.pdf