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Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all


  • View the official blog from The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness (GMCTL) at the University of Saskatchewan. This post helps instructors identify options to infuse Goal 6 Clean Water and Sanitation into their own courses. It also provides learning outcomes, ways to reflect, share and act, curricular connection opportunities and includes questions for students related to Goal 6.  

Case Studies

  •  The Urban Sustainability Exchange (USE) website has case studies specific to each Sustainable Development Goal. These provide information on programs, projects and policies being implemented in cities around the globe to accomplish Sustainable Development Goals.


  • View this infographic on SDG 6 by the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs(UNDESA). This infographic illustrates an overview of sustainable management of water and sanitation, targets and indicators and progress reports. UNDESA acts as the Secretariat for the SDGs, providing substantive support and capacity-building for the goals and their related thematic issues, including water, energy, climate, oceans, urbanization, transport, science and technology, the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), partnerships and Small Island Developing States.

Lesson Plans

  • The following link will take you to a PDF with the direct link to multimedia educational resources, pedagogical resources and ideas for classroom activities and lesson plans for infusing SDG 6. View the PDF document here. 

Video Library

  • The SDG Academy Library, a video library of lectures. There is a series of lectures on different themes by professors from around the world. Videos related to many different themes and issues under each sustainable development goal can be found here.  


  • View the World's Largest Lesson website to learn about many creative tools and resources for educators to promote learning about Sustainable Development goals. There are a variety of resources on the website that can be used to teach each SDGs, such as lesson plans, guides, videos, books, comics, games, quizzes, and many other resources. The resources are available in many different languages.  
  • View the website Springer Nature provides access to a collection of different resources related to SDG 6, including interviews, books, journal chapters and articles, blogs, collections and special issues.
  • View the Makematic website to see animated and live-action videos that focus on global learning for teachers and students. The website has 68 animated and live-action films dedicated to each Sustainable Development Goal.
  • View the SDG Tracker website to access data related to the progress of Goal 6, its related targets and indicators. It is a free, open-access resource that tracks global progress on the SDGs.  
  • Visit SDGs Today to view live stream gauges. SDGs Today aims to advance the production and use of real-time and timely geospatial data for the Sustainable Development Goals. The Live Stream Gauges layer contains near real-time measurements of water depth from multiple reporting agencies recording at sensors across the world. Information on the amount of water flowing in streams and rivers is critical to the management of water resources, emergency response to flooding, fisheries management, and many other uses. 
  • Visit Iberdrola, a global energy leader and renewable energy company with a commitment to the SDGs. The company shares how it is contributing to reaching SDG #6 Clean Water and Sanitation. Iberdrola has committed to the energy transition with a sustainable business model based on renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation.