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

Encyclopedia of Toxicology (Third Edition), 2014, Pages 195-197

This book chapter advances SDG 6 by explaining regulatory standards for drinking water.
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.