Water for All

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Water, like many of the world’s precious resources, is threatened by misuse, overuse, and pollution. In Asia and the Pacific, many countries are in a water crisis, and their expanding populations have increasing demands for water.

"Water for All" is ADB's vision for the Asia and Pacific region. ADB works to increase investments for better water services in cities and rural communities and careful management of water resources.

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  • Video 24 May 2017

    Built to Last: Suzhou Creek Rehabilitation Project, PRC

    ADB helped clean up Suzhou Creek in central Shanghai in the early 2000s. The waterway is now a green artery and no longer a health hazard to the three million people who live on its banks.
  • Water Safety Planning for Urban Water Utilities: Practical Guide for ADB Staff Water Safety Planning for Urban Water Utilities: Practical Guide for ADB Staff

    This handbook provides guidance on integrating the Water Safety Plan approach into ADB's urban water projects to facilitate compliance with global good practices.
  • News Release 19 May 2017

    ADB Supports Urban Services Improvement in Central India

    ADB has approved a $275 million loan to help support and improve urban services delivery among poor communities, particularly on water supply and sanitation, in Madhya Pradesh in central India.