Mitigating the global water and sanitation challenges
The provision of Water and Sanitation Services is of paramount importance as it provides the foundation for sustainable development. Global trends show provision of water and sanitation services is still inadequate:
- 1.1 billion people have no access to safe water services, and 2.6 billion have no access adequate sanitation services
- the provision of water and sanitation services in the developing World have lagged behind that of the developed countries.
Indeed , the challenges facing the Water and Sanitation Industry in the developing countries are generic and homogenous in nature. The cost of failing to properly address the water and sanitation gap is significantly higher than the cost of addressing it.The question is what are the prevailing Global water and sanitation challenges?
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