Problem

Inadequate sanitation infrastructure


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Poor sewage systems
Inappropriate sanitation facilities
Undeveloped sanitation services
Improper sewage disposal
Overloaded sewage systems
Insanitary drainage facilities
Unsanitary toilet facilities
Incidence:

As an indication, the market for toilet cleaners in the UK in 1986 was £88 million.

50% of the sewage of Rio de Janeiro receives no treatment. This is not unusual, even in modern cities.

Related Problems:
Dysfunctional public utilities
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
09.04.2019 – 15:00 CEST