Urbanisation is a critical issue worldwide. Towns and cities across the world are growing by over a million people a week.
Talking about access to water in urban areas can be misleading. Most people have access but quantity, quality and price can vary.
Safe disposal and treatment of human waste is a pressing development issue, but improving sanitation is a complex challenge.
Health and Hygiene
Diseases related to inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene are among the world’s most deadly public health problems.
Delivering sustainable citywide water and sanitation services requires the right people with the right skills, tools and resources.
Investing in urban water and sanitation is an expensive business requiring large investments, which can be difficult to find.