presently youth form about 70% of India’s population and same may be the case with other developing world. in case of developed countries who are aging fast, youth are in minority. this scenario poses a sense of responsibility to young in the developed as well as developing world for managing the water resources towards the goals of sustainability and self-reliance.sustainable water management cannot be understood purely in economical terms. it is important to ensure that the actions made towards sustainable development including water management prioritize the needs of communities towards a meaningful growth. education and youth empowerment works to create more dynamic processes inside international bodies, governments, industries, and civil society, thus guaranteeing the development of communities inclined towards sustainable water management.