Improving access to safely managed drinking water services: recommendations for G20 emerging economies

This policy brief, published by T20 India, draws on experience and lessons from G20 and other countries in achieving Target 6.1 of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) — it envisages ways to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030. These lessons are contextualised in terms of accelerators (governance, data and information, finance, technology, and capacity-building) for the attainment of the same. This brief examines the governance models in domestic water supply management, advances in data and information to enable effective monitoring and evaluation, sustainable financing options for water supply projects, technological innovations, and capacity-building for effective operation and maintenance.