World Rivers Day

related: river, water, september

World Rivers Day is a global celebration of the world's waterways, observed every last Sunday in September.

World Rivers Day was established in 2005 to compliment the United Nations launch of its Water for Life Decade.

World Rivers Day is a celebration of the world’s waterways. It highlights the many values of our rivers, strives to increase public awareness, and encourage the improved stewardship of all rivers around the world. Join the Celebration! Plan on attending an event near you or start a Rivers Day event on your own. Events can range from stream cleanups to educational outings and community riverside celebrations.