Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

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Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

6.1 By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all

 

6.2 By 2030, achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations

6.3 By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally

6.4 By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity

 

6.5 By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate

6.6 By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes

2030 Agenda For Sustainable Development

United Nations

CAPSC participates in a rain barrel distribution in an effort to  conserve water

 Chinese American Parent-Student Council (CAPSC) participated in a rain barrell distribution sponsored by New York State Assemblymember David Weprin and The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The  rain barrels are connect directly to a homeowner's downspout in order to capture and store residual rain water, which can be used for later use, such as watering lawns and gardens. This eco-friendly and sustainable effort not only help people save money, but most importantly encourages water conservation ,reduces the amount of  polluted stormwater from entering streams and bays, and  ensure clean, reliable, and safe drinking water. 

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