Goal 6. Clean water and sanitation

Last changed: 02 April 2020

Here you can find some examples of SLU research areas and projects within each target under Goal 6.

6. Clean water and sanitation - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

6.16.3, 6.5, 6.6


6.1 Safe and affordable drinking water

By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all.

  • Complexity of Sustainable Development for Tourism, Local People and Wildlife, in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe (Michael Jones)
6.3 Improve water quality, wastewater treatment and safe reuse

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 substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally.

6.5 Implement integrated water resources management 

By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate.

6.6 Protect and restore water-related ecosystems

By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes.

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