Explore contextual data and information, including key development indicators, as well as general information on sustainability and WASH technologies.

Akvopedia (Akvo Foundation)

Akvopedia is an open water and sanitation resource that anyone can edit, with the aim of exchanging knowledge on smart and affordable technical solutions and effective approaches in the WASH sector. Akvopedia contains more than 1,900 articles, including some in French and Spanish.

charity: water Map (charity: water)

Interactive map featuring charity: water’s completed WASH projects. Project profiles include information about project sponsorship, partners and other organizations involved in the region, and the year the project was completed.

Indicator Data  (WHO / UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation)

JMP provides global, regional, and country-level data on water supply and sanitation coverage from 1980 to present. Most reports have been updated recently and contain source data and graphs for both urban and rural settings. The report database can be searched by topic (water or sanitation), year, country, region, or development category.

Technology Applicability Framework (TAF)

The Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) provides a neutral approach for investigation of WASH technological innovation through an objective examination of criteria in the key dimensions.

WASH Sustainability Charter

A collaboratively-developed mission and set of guiding principles to advance sustainable solutions in water, sanitation, and hygiene education. Funders can demonstrate commitment to these sustainability principles by signing on to the charter.


WASHwatch gathers in one place the key information on institutional framework, commitments, budgets, monitoring and coordinating mechanisms in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sector.

Water Conflict Chronology Map (Pacific Institute)

Map documenting various water crises throughout the world from 3000 B.C.E. to present, giving a pictorial representation of historically conflict burdened geographic regions.