Problem

Unreliable water source

Other Names:
Inadequate water supply
Uncertain water location
Incidence:

Even in countries where most residents are connected to a water supply network, there may be frequent interruptions in supply. In southern Russia, water may be available for only a few hours a day. In Romania, some supply systems do not function for more than 12 hours a day. Around 30% of Italy's islanders also suffer interruptions in their water supply.

Reduced By:
Use of recycled water
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Date of last update
15.05.2019 – 21:54 CEST