The professional holiday of all those who are in one way or another connected with the water resources of Ukraine - the Day of Water Workers (Ukrainian Day of the Pratsivniki of the Water State), which is celebrated in the country annually on the first Sunday of June, was established by Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 226/2003 of March 18, 2003 of the year.
Water management of Ukraine is closely connected with all sectors of the national economy and affects the development and distribution of productive forces. It is of decisive importance in providing the necessary social and living conditions for the population.
All functions that are related to the regulation of water resources, their conservation, use and disposal of used water, as well as the prevention of the destructive effects of water, are closely intertwined.