Water Criticality Webtool

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Use this webtool to easily compare water criticality for different countries and regions.

Data can be dowloaded from the geomap.

 

The methodology can be found in:

Criticality of Water: Aligning Water and Mineral Resources Assessment.

Thomas Sonderegger, Stephan Pfister, and Stefanie Hellweg
Environmental Science & Technology, 49.20 (2015): 12315-12323.

DOI  E-Citations

 

Have a look at the aggregation of indicators:

Abbreviations

       

Adaptive Capacity

AC

Importance

I

Access to Drinking Water

ADW

National Economic Importance

NE

Consumption

C

Political Stability

PS

Compensation Potential

CP

Regulatory Quality

RQ

Dam Capacity

DC

Supply Concentration

SC

Dependency Ratio

DR

Supply Dependency

SD

Environmental Implications

EI

Supply Risk

SR

Environmental impact Ratio

ER

Susceptibility

SU

Government Effectiveness

GE

Upstream Water Stress

UWS

Governance

GOV

Vulnerability to Supply Restrictions

VSR

Geopolitical

GP

Withdrawals

W

Global Supply Concentration

GSC

Water Stress Ratio

WR

Hydrological, Technological and Economic

HTE

Water Stress Index

WSI
 
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