Giving Compass' Take:

• Leanne Burney, water and sanitation expert from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, explains SDG #6: access to clean water and proper sanitation. 

• Billions of people worldwide do not have the infrastructure to access water in their homes, making it very difficult to get water for their everyday use. A second issue is water pollution that makes accessible water unsafe.  What are the first steps you can take to address these problems?

• Here are five steps toward SDG success.

What makes it so difficult for some people to have access to water? Why are there millions of people in the world without access to a toilet? Does this issue only affect developing countries? Water and Sanitation Expert Leanne Burney from UN DESA answers all these questions on Goal #6.

Watch the full video and learn more about water and sanitation from the United Nations at YouTube.