The drinking water ladder
The drinking water ladder presents drinking water coverage as a three-step ladder that includes the proportion of the population using:
It also presents progress made since 1990, the reference year for the MDG.
Source: Snapshot of water in Africa, UNICEF/WHO, June 2008
Progress on drinking water and sanitation
•A snapshot of drinking water in Africa (June 08)
•A snapshot of sanitation in Africa (June 08)