Goal 6 - Clean water and sanitation

Goal 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
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6.1 By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all 6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services Exploring data sources
6.2 By 2030, achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations 6.2.1 Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a hand-washing facility with soap and water N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A  
6.3 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 More information on indicator Proportion of wastewater safely treated Percentage 2017 69.9 N/A N/A Environment and Climate Change Canada Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations: reporting  
6.3.2.PR Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water qualityTable note 1 Percentage 2015 - 2017 83 2014 - 2016 82 Environment and Climate Change Canada Water quality in Canadian rivers  
6.4 By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity 6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time Dollars / cubic metres 2015 59.3 2013 54.6 Statistics Canada Tables 36-10-0222-01 and 38-10-0250-01  
6.4.2 Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources Percentage 2017 3.68 2013 2.94 Statistics CanadaTable note 2 Human Activity and the Environment 2016, Freshwater in Canada Report (Statistics Canada) - Human Activity and the Environment: Freshwater in Canada, 1971 to 2013
6.5 By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate 6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management implementation (0-100) Exploring data sources
6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation Percentage 2018 100 2017 100 Environment and Climate Change CanadaTable note 3 Water governance and legislation: international  
6.6 By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes 6.6.1 Change in the extent of water- related ecosystems over time Exploring data sources
6.a By 2030, expand international cooperation and capacity-building support to developing countries in water- and sanitation-related activities and programmes, including water harvesting, desalination, water efficiency, wastewater treatment, recycling and reuse technologies 6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation- related official development assistance that is part of a government-coordinated spending plan US Millions$ 2016 45.38 2015 107.11 OECD OECD Statistics  
6.b Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management 6.b.1 Proportion of local administrative units with established and operational policies and procedures for participation of local communities in water and sanitation management Exploring data sources
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