International recognition of the right to water and sanitation

Countries worldwide are recognizing the basic right to water and sanitation. On June 15 the UK government, which until now has not recognised the human right to sanitation, announced that they will support the inclusion of commitments to the right both to safe drinking water and to sanitation as a right.  Water and wastewater are linked together as a basic human right.

For more information, check out the Right to Water and Sanitation website: