Development of the water exploitation index plus (WEI+)

Data Visualization Created 29 Nov 2019 Published 23 Dec 2019 Last modified 08 Jan 2020
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Methodology

WEI+ is estimated as ratio of water use versus renewable freshwater resources for a given spatial unit e.g. river basin or country level in a defined time period i.e. seasonal (quarter) or annual

Data sources

E-OBS gridded dataset provided by Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)
Waterbase - Water Quantity provided by European Environment Agency (EEA)
Water statistics provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)
Aquastat water database provided by Faostat
OECD water database provided by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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