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Proportion of wastewater safely treated

Data definition

The presented trend shows the percentage of safely treated wastewater in the municipality of Drenas during 2020 and 2021.

According to these data, about 77 percent of wastewater in the Municipality of Drenas was treated safely during 2020, while only 74.91 percent was treated during 2021.

Treating wastewater safely means that the wastewater has undergone sufficient treatment for its intended destination (e.g. lake, river, ocean or land) or further use (e.g. in agriculture).

Data for previous years will be added in the coming weeks!


Municipality of Drenas. Received directly from municipal officials.

UN Water Agency –


Proportion of wastewater safely treated in the Sustainable Development Goals

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6. Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
6. Ensure access to water and sanitation for all

6. Ensure access to water and sanitation for all

Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in. There is sufficient fresh water on the planet to achieve this. But due to bad economics or poor infrastructure, every year millions of people, most of them children, die from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene.

Water scarcity, poor water quality and inadequate sanitation negatively impact food security, livelihood choices and educational opportunities for poor families across the world. Drought afflicts some of the world’s poorest countries, worsening hunger and malnutrition.

By 2050, at least one in four people is likely to live in a country affected by chronic or recurring shortages of fresh water.

Related Proportion of wastewater safely treated Targets


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