SDG Watch


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Goals/Targets/Indicators Baseline Data Source Agency
Data Year
target 6.3

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


Volume of wastewater treated (industries)


Proportion of monitored bodies of water with good ambient water quality


Dissolved Oxygen (DO)

82.3 2016 National Water Quality Status Report , EMB-DENR

Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)

79.5 2016 National Water Quality Status Report , EMB-DENR
target 6.4

By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity


Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources

target 6.5

By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate

6.5.1.p1 Percentage of implementation of programs and projects identified in the Integrated River Basin Master Plans (IRBMP) 26.1 2016 Admin data, RBCO-DENR

Percentage of major river basins with updated Integrated River Basin Master Plans (IRBMP)

83.3 2016

Percent of River Basins with established River Basins with established River Basin Organizations (RBO)



target 6.a

By 2030, expand international cooperation and capacity-building support to developing countries in water- and sanitation-related activities and programmes, including water harvesting, desalination, water efficiency, wastewater treatment, recycling and reuse technologies


Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance that is part of a government-coordinated spending plan

$62 Million    2016 ADB WDDSP, LWUA
target 6.b

Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management


Proportion of local administrative units with established and operational policies and procedures for participation of local communities in water and sanitation management


Number of functional WASH councils/ committees in LGUs


Number of local WASH ordinances strengthening WASH governance in the communities

The SDG Watch is compiled by the Philippine Statistics Authority
as the official repository of SDG indicators in the Philippines per PSA Board Resolution No. 09 Series of 2017.
More statistical information on the Philippine SDGs can be accessed at
1/     Loan and Grant Agreement signed April 2016; no disbursement yet except commitment charges
2/     Limited only to submission of Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA)
ADB Asian Development Bank
EMB-DENR Enviromental Management Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources
LWUA             Local Water Utilities Administration
RBCO-DENR River Basin Control Office, Department of Environment and Natural Resources
WDDSP Water District Development Sector Project