Water Boards are appointed to manage the rudimentary water systems in the various villages
In 2000 the government of Belize signed unto the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Goal 7 of the MDGs, ‘To ensure Environmental Sustainability’ has as one of its target (7C) to halve the population that doesn’t have access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation by 2015. Belize’s target was to ensure that 100% of its population have access to water and sanitation by 2015 which made us an MDG plus country. In 2015 there were 96% of the population having access to an improve water source.
Responsibilities Of The Water Boards:
Ministry of Labour, Local Government and Rural Development