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SDG 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Targets and Indicators
Target 6.1 By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all
6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services
1 Population using safe drinking water (%)
2 Household with access to piped water supply (%)
3 Basic water supply coverage (%)
4 Households with E. coli risk level in household water = 1 cfu/100ml) (%)
5 Household with E. coli risk level in source water = 1 cfu/100ml (%)
Target 6.2 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
6.2.1 Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a hand-washing facility with soap and water
1 Households using improved sanitation facilities which are not shared (%)
2 Proportion of population using latrine (%)
3 Sanitation coverage (%)
4 Urban households with toilets connected to sewer systems/ proper FSM (%)
Target 6.3 By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated waste water and increasing recycling and safe reuse.
6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater safely treated
1 Proportion of untreated industrial waste water (%)
6.3.2 Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality
Target 6.4 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
6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time
6.4.2 Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources
1 Wastage of water – Irrigation (Field losses in %)
2 Availability of freshwater (per person per day in liters)
3 Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources
4 Non- Revenue Water
Target 6.5 By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through trans boundary cooperation as appropriate
6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management implementation (0-100)
6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation
Target 6.6 By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes
6.6.1 Change in the extent of water-related ecosystems over time
Target 6.a 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
6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance that is part of a government-coordinated spending plan
Target 6.b Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management
6.b.1 Proportion of local administrative units with established and operational policies and procedures for participation of local communities in water and sanitation management