map of india showing areas with high water supply

India Water Tool (2019)

The India Water Tool brings together 20 datasets and risk indicators to help users understand their water risks in India.

Primary Functions

  • Access comprehensive data on water availability, quality, and water stress.
  • Measure and map water risk prioritize locations for further analysis and site-specific water-management improvements.
  • Create key water reporting indicators that can be used to directly report to corporate disclosure initiatives (GRI, CDP Water, DJSI, Bloomberg and UN CEO Water Mandate).

Detailed Description

What Is India Water Tool 3.0?

India Water Tool Version 3 (IWT 3.0) is a comprehensive, high-resolution, user-friendly tool that helps companies and other users identify their water-risks, prioritize their sites for further action and analyses and plan their water management interventions in India. IWT 3.0 combines 20 datasets from key Government authorities in India and other institutions, a dataset on surface water availability from NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and Water stress models developed by World Resources Institute and Columbia Water Center.

The user can input or upload information at the facility-level, and view:

IWT3.0 also brings results from two localized water-balance studies to give a complete picture of the watershed-health and determine the potential for water recharge and demand-side management in the specific watersheds.

Who Is It For?

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WWF Mitigation