Terraforma, an international festival combining artistic experimentation and environmental sustainability, returns June 9-11 at Villa Arconati-FAR. Together with WAMI, Terraforma is committed to balance the water footprint of all festival’s attendants by donating for each participant 250l of water to a family village in Sri Lanka. A total of 2,500,000 LT of clean and safe water will be donated to a to Rockwood District, Sri Lanka. Drinking water still inaccessible for over 700 million people in the world. Most of them live in rural and isolated areas, and they must spend a great effort to recover this resource. The absence of drinking water is a problem from a hygienic point of view, and takes a lot of time, especially for women and children, who take care of its collection. The lack of adequate education is the first obstacle to poverty reduction: investing in drinking water has a very high economic and social return in the developing community. The project brings drinking water to those who do not have access to it to an extent equivalent to average daily consumption in Italy. Average direct water footprint in Italy amounts to 250 liters per day; Therefore, with WAMI, we decided to balance it by bringing, for each Festival’s participant, the same number of liters to the village of Rockwood, located in one of the poorest areas of Sri Lanka, where around 86% of households do not have access to safe drinking water. The impact of water equality This project contributes to the achievement of several UN Agenda 2030 SDGs. Water balancing is important to enhance health and wellbeing of rural populations. Moreover, it represents a step towards improving the gender equality and quality education, allowing girls to go to school and women to train professionally. Finally, it results important for climate change mitigation since direct access to water often reduces CO2 emissions.