Mountains, from "water towers" to towers of life
Issue 50 - Month 03 - Year 2012
It’s our planet’s most precious resource and our cities are powered by it: it’s water! And water comes from mountains.
On 22 March 2012, the globe celebrated World Water Day. But how often do we really think about this marvel called water? Life without water is impossible. A truism so often used that its significance is perhaps lost. We cannot create water, yet we can manage it better. And the sustainable management of water is one of the most important priorities for all mountain regions.