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A growing body of research shows that healthy watersheds are a vital component of a well-functioning water supply infrastructure system. WRI’s Green-Gray Assessment (GGA) method allows stakeholders to value the costs and benefits of integrating green or natural infrastructure into water supply systems to improve performance.

Investments in water and sanitation are a prerequisite to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular on SDG 6 ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

The Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-Caribbean) and the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) have issued a handbook that provides guidance on monitoring progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on clean water and sanitation (SDG 6) in the Caribbean region.

This publication explores the potential of the Meghna River as an alternative water source for Dhaka. It also describes the fragile state of the city’s current drinking water supply due to increasing demand and surface contamination.

In 2015, UNICEF and the World Health Organization reported that over 90% of the world’s population used improved drinking water sources. But new research suggests the indicators used by UNICEF/WHO grossly overestimated the state of water access, especially in cities of the global south.

Since 2016 the World Bank has explored a wide range of country experiences in delivering better water supply and sanitation services.

Globally, more than one in five children are stunted. In Ethiopia, it's more than one in three. With evidence growing on the connections between undernutrition and poor water, sanitation and hygiene, WaterAid and Action Against Hunger investigated how to tackle these two challenges, at policy level and on the ground.

The Gaza Strip is a densely populated area with limited water and power resources. The groundwater aquifer is the only available source, with a deficit of 145 million cubic metres per year between demand and supply. Consequently, the quality of the aquifer has deteriorated and water desalination plants are being constructed.

The Maharashtra cabinet on Tuesday gave its approval for the first phase of Rs 4293 crore Marathwada Water Grid Project to mitigate water woes in the region.

In Nepal, only 25% of water supply schemes are functioning well. While there are several approaches to setting up schemes, there is only one model of ongoing service management – community-based management through local water user committees.

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