This chapter advances SDG 6 by explaining proactive management of drinking-water safety and quality.

Encyclopedia of Health Economics, 2014, Pages 477-482

This chapter advances SDG 6 by reviewing the evidence on health and nonhealth benefits of water and sanitation investments that are common in developing countries. It further explores evidence on valuation for these interventions and discusses the implications of the evidence on valuation for government policy to support improvements in this sector.

Encyclopedia of Toxicology (Third Edition), 2014, Pages 1024-1027

This chapter advances SDG 6 by explaining water pollution from an environmental, health and ecosystem perspective.
Background: A third of the 2·5 billion people worldwide without access to improved sanitation live in India, as do two-thirds of the 1·1 billion practising open defecation and a quarter of the 1·5 mil

Building toilets and getting people to use them is critical for public health.