Last edited 14 Feb 2021


The word 'sanitary' refers to conditions that affect hygiene and health, and in particular, sewage facilities and clean drinking water. It can also refer to a state of cleanliness or hygiene.

The word 'sanitation' refers to the provision of sewage facilities and clean drinking water. Goal 6 of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals is to: 'Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all'. Ref

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