Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

3. New Water Supply Vision

(1)Water Supply Vision (2004)

In June 2004, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare developed the Water Supply Vision to show a map towards future goals shared among stakeholders of water supply services by analyzing and evaluating current situation and future prospects. In the Water Supply Vision, practical strategies and schedule to achieve the goals were described. Since then, the Ministry had promoted related measures according to the Vision, and in July 2008, the Ministry reviewed and revised the Vision in order to make it a more precise guideline.

(2)New Water Supply Vision (2013)

In March 2013, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare published the New Water Supply Vision to indicate the future direction the water supply should take in response to the major changes in the business environment, such as the population decline in Japan and the Great East Japan Earthquake.

New Water Supply Vision (Summary)(PDF:488KB)

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