6 Clean Water & Sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

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Targets

  • Ensure all have access to safe water.
  • Ensure all have access to sanitation (safe sewage disposal and good waste management) and public education on healthy hygiene habits.
  • Monitor water quality to reduce contamination. Prevent chemicals or contaminants from being thrown into the water.
  • Improve water use, developing greater resources for it’s reutilisation.
  • Raise awareness among communities to ensure they play an active part in improving their water management and sanitation.
  • Protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes.

"Although we take it for granted, sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery"

Deepak Chopra