Joint Research Centre - European Commission
Institute for Environment and Sustainability
Global Environment Monitoring Unit
Via E. Fermi, T.P. 440, 21020 Ispra (VA), Italy
Your virtual space for collaboration and
information on the Water Sector
AquaKnow is an online interactive platform that aims at enhancing and sharing water
sector knowledge by gathering information and integrating knowledge management
tools. AquaKnow is a powerful means to share documents, data, information, ideas,
experiences and work with other stakeholders involved in the WATER sector.
GeoData Library and GIS Tool
The geodata library contains maps on water and other related indicators such as water
supply service coverage, water body surfaces or population. The Geographical Information
System (GIS) tool allows users to share and visualize geographical environmental
The virtual community space is a mean to create and share
ideas, geographical data, documents and other
information among practitioners. Users can join
an existing working group of interest or create
and manage their own group.
Water Geographical Databases
A searchable database including national and
international geoportals and organizations that
hold information about water resources. Users
can contribute adding their own information.
A database on training courses available
in the water sector around the
world. Users can add courses improving
News, Events and Blog
Users can find and share news and upcoming events as
well as create and run their own blog on the topics they
are interested in.
The Water Project Tool kit
The Water Toolkit is an interactive on-line tool that provides a comprehensive framework
for all activities related to water resources development, promoting good practices
consistent with the internationally agreed principles. The Toolkit provides a set of interactive
checklists to identify problem areas and suggests potential responses.