Expert queries UN claim of clean water access

The Millennium Development Goals water target of “sustainable access to safe drinking water” was vague and did not address issues such as water quality and quantity, the researcher wrote in a journal editorial.

“Let us hope that the announcement that the water target has been met does not shift resources to other priorities, thereby putting at risk continued progress on critical health goals that depend on ensuring sustainable access to safe drinking water,” he wrote. 
Trop Med Int Health 2012; online 29 July