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6.3.2 Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality

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6.3.2 Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality

This indicator is conceptually clear, has an established methodology and builds on international standards. Supported by the methodology previously developed by GEMS/Water based on a global water quality indicator, which allows countries to monitor and report according to

  1. their respective capacities,
  2. step-wise improve monitoring,
  3. indicator reporting coverage as capacities evolve.
Detailed methodology is shown in this document, click here for any other language. The detailed metadata is shown in this document. The integrated monitoring of water and sanitation related SDG targets can be found on this site while the further information on methodology for all of SDG 6 indicators can be found in the UN-Water metadata compilation.