Africa Water and Sanitation Local Authorities Network
  • Africa has 9% of global freshwater resources, but 15% of the global population.
  • 26% of Africa's population (244 million) has a piped water connection on their premises.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for over a third of the world's 884 million people who still do not get their drinking water from improved sources.
  • Almost 20% of Sub-Saharan Africa relies on a water source that is more than 30 minutes away from the household.

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Final Conference

The SURe Water 4 Africa: Developing LoCS final conference will take place in 2017. The conference will provide a platform for local government officials, practitioners and funding agencies to learn from each other and exchange their experience in integrated urban water management, taking cognisance of the challenges climate change on urban water and sanitation services. 

More information to follow