Water summit held at UIC

March 24, 2012 3:45:21 PM PDT
Water was on the minds of several hundred young people at UIC Saturday.

A water summit held in observance of United Nations "World Water Day" was aimed at increasing awareness of the earth's fragile fresh water supply and the importance of sustainable water usage practices.

Sen. Dick Durbin, the sponsor of the bipartisan "Water for the World Act," gave the keynote address.