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Indicator 6.3.2: Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality

Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality

Indicator number

6.3.2

Target name

By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally

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6.3

Global indicator description

Proportion of water bodies (area) in a country with good ambient water quality compared to all water bodies in the country. “Good” indicates an ambient water quality that does not damage ecosystem function and human health according to core ambient water quality indicators.

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3

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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (GEMS/Water)

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