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Liburd: Water Dept Building More Resilient System

St Kitt and Nevis (WINN): A reminder from Minister of Public Infrastructure Ian Patches Liburd that access to safe water is a basic human right.

Minister Liburd reiterated this in an address marking World Water Day Friday (March 22).

“The human right to water entitles everyone, without discrimination, to be sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic use; which includes water for drinking, personal sanitation, washing of clothes, food preparation, also personal and household hygiene. Access to safe water is, therefore, a fundamental human need and, thus, a basic human right.”

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