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Goal 6: Clean Water and sanitation


Goal 6

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Clean Water and sanitation

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Sustainable Development Goal 6 goes beyond drinking water, sanitation and hygiene to also address the quality and sustainability of water resources, which are critical to the survival of people and the planet. The 2030 Agenda recognizes the centrality of water resources to sustainable development and the vital role that improved drinking water, sanitation and hygiene play in progress in other areas, including health, education and poverty reduction.

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6.3.2 Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality Tier Image Tier II
6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management implementation (0-100) Tier Image Tier II
6.6.1 Change in the extent of water-related ecosystems over time Tier Image Tier II

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