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India needs a whopping USD 2.64 trillion investment to meet the UN's sustainable development goals (SDGs), offering the private sector an investment opportunity of over USD 1.12 trillion by 2030, according to a report.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukhwanti Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 21/01/2020 regarding waste water being discharged from the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at Barwala, into the land of the applicant and other adjoining lands, resulting in damage to the crops, contaminating groundwater, death of the livestock and loss of soil fertility.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "The Hindu" Authored by Ashok Kumar titled "Overflowing sewage on National Highway-19 sparks safety concerns" dated 07/01/2020 regarding sewage from Seekri village in Faridabad District of Haryana over flowing on to the service road and on the stretch of Delhi – Agra Highway. It was further alleged that the flooded road hampers the movement of vehicles, emits foul smell, causes water borne diseases and accidents on the Highway.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Hindon Resorts Pvt. Ltd. & Others Vs Ghaziabad Development Authority & Others dated 02/01/2020 regarding three STPs at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad not working properly resulting in pollution of the area.

Over the last decade, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has explored the use of fecal sludge (FS) in combination with other organic waste sources to optimize FS treatment and composting for the production of a safe organic fertilizer, which can – depending on demand – be enriched with crop nutrients or pelletized for volume red

In a new report "Equal to the task: financing for a state of emergency in water supply, sanitation and hygiene" consider the financing challenges facing Nigeria’s WASH sector.

This report aims to explore the nuances of the prevalence of on-site sanitation systems in large and dense villages of India.

In this paper, it is argued that women, because of being disproportionately affected by lack of sanitation, can influence the household to build a toilet at home and there fore reduce the incidence of open defecation .

Access to safe and reliable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is a critical precondition for providing a safe school environment that supports equal opportunities for high-quality education and healthy development of children.

Cities must ensure universal access to safe, reliable and affordable sanitation so that all urban residents can lead productive, healthy and thriving lives.

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