Why waste water is part of the Sustainable Development Goals?
SDG6 is about ensuring adequate and sustainable water supply. One of the targets is to halve the proportion of untreated wastewater
Women from An-Oston, Kyrgyzstan, in action for safe water
SDG6 is about ensuring adequate and sustainable water supply.
One of the targets is to halve the proportion of untreated wastewater and increase water recycling and safe reuse, which in turn will impact health (SDG 3), gender equality (SDG 5) clean water and
sanitation (SDG 6), energy (SDG 7), sustainable cities (SDG 11), life below water (SDG 14), and life on land (SDG 15)
#WorldWaterDay #genderequality #wastewater #WWD17
Here some related highlights of WECF work in the field of waste water:
- Waste water training in Kyrgyzstan: http://www.wecf.eu/english/articles/2016/09/wastewater-citizens.php
- Grey water treatment in Georgia: http://www.wecf.eu/english/publications/2015/manual-greywatertreatment.php
- Water and Sanitation Safety Planning Compendium: http://www.wecf.eu/english/publications/2017/Revised-Compendium.php
- Ecosanitation Manual: http://www.wecf.eu/download/2015/November/Web_2015UDDTManual.pdf
Worries about consequences for children of pesticides present in water
Far too many residues of pesticides are present in the waters of Drenthe (Dutch province). This needs to be reduced. But how?
A Plastic Free Lent
Join us on our challenge for this Lent: reduce your plastics consumption for 40 days!
SDG6: Leave no-one behind
Stakeholder consultation on water and sanitation in Bokonbaev, Kyrgyzstan
English summary of WECF publication on pesticides in surface waters in Dutch province Drenthe
For our non Dutch readers we now publish an English summary of the publication about pesticide pollution in the surface waters of Drenthe
UNEPís election results are in: Sascha is now regional representative
We are incredibly glad to inform you that our Executive Director Sascha Gabizon has been elected to be UNEP's regional representative for civil society in Europe. Thank you, we couldn't have made it without your incredible support and votes!