Drinking Water & Sanitation Statistics

The UN suggests that each person needs 20-50 litres of safe freshwater a day to ensure their basic needs for drinking, cooking and cleaning. Source: World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) More than one in six people worldwide - 894 million - don....
Posted Date: 29-05-2015 | Category
MDG Sanitation Targets and Where Are We...

MDG Sanitation Targets and Where Are We...

The world is still on track for reaching the MDG drinking water target, but the trend appears to be deteriorating. On current trends, the world will miss the sanitation target by more than half a billion people. See below (Source: WHO & UNICEF) ....
Posted Date: 29-05-2015 | Category

Sanitation: A Statistical Overview

A recent study by the Water and Sanitation Program of the World Bank estimates that inadequate sanitation costs India the equivalent of 6.4% of its GDP. As of February 2011, 31% of rural households in India do not have toilets. A 2008 Unicef study points ....
Posted Date: 29-05-2015 | Category

Baseline Survey 2012: All India Abstract Report

New Delhi, Mar 22, 2013: As per the recent video conferencing by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) on 22nd March, 2013 a review of the progress made by state on Base Line Survey (BLS), Project Implementation Plan (PIP) and conversion....
Posted Date: 22-03-2013 | Category

Wastewater Management and Sanitation by the Numbers

19, Nov 2012: Waste management and sanitation remains a problem in developing Asia, where millions still suffer from the fact that most towns and cities use open dumps and only about 10% of solid waste ends up in properly engineered and managed landfill ....
Posted Date: 19-04-2012 | Category