Eight indicators of our water


Dam on the Eresma River, Segovia.

Dam on the Eresma River, Segovia.
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A safely managed drinking water service is defined as an improved source of drinking water that is on the premises, available when needed, and free from faecal contamination. Improved water sources include piped water, boreholes or tube wells, protected dug wells, protected springs, and bottled or distributed water. These are our numbers:

Look at this: https://sdg6data.org/country-or-area/Spain

1. 98% Potability: the population in Spain uses a safely managed drinking water service (indicator 6.1.1 of the SDGs).

2. 97% Health: Spain uses a safely managed sanitation service (indicator 6.2.1a of the SDGs).

3. 90% Waste: household wastewater in Spain is treated safely (indicator 6.3.1 of the SDGs)

4. 36 $ / m3: Efficiency: is the added value of water use by people and the economy in Spain (indicator 6.4.1 of the SDGs on efficiency in water use)

5. 43% Stress: taking into account the environmental flow requirements, it is observed that renewable water resources in Spain are disappearing (indicator 6.4.2 of the SDG on water level)

6. 87% Administration: is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Spain (indicator 6.5.1 of the SDGs)

7. 100% Transvases: of the transboundary basin areas in Spain, which have operational agreements for water cooperation (indicator 6.5.2 of the SDGs)

8. 8.5% Ecosystem: is the change in the spatial extent of water-related ecosystems in Spain in 2016 (compared to the period of the reference year 2001-2005), according to earth observation data (indicator 6.6.1 of the SDG)

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