Sustainable Development Goal 06: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Targets under this goal

#SDT061NP - by 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all

#SDT062NP - by 2030, achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all, and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations

#SDT063NP - by 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater, and increasing recycling and safe reuse by x% globally

#SDT064NP - by 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity, and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity

#SDT065NP - by 2030 implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate

#SDT066NP - by 2020 protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes

#SDT06aNP - by 2030, expand international cooperation and capacity-building support to developing countries in water and sanitation related activities and programmes, including water harvesting, desalination, water efficiency, wastewater treatment, recycling and reuse technologies

#SDT06bNP - support and strengthen the participation of local communities for improving water and sanitation management

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The Member State-led Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) released their final report on 19 July 2014.
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