Global Water Tool (GwT)
The Global Water Tool (GWT) is a free, publicly available resource for identifying corporate water risks and opportunities which provides easy access to and analysis of critical data. It supports companies operating in multiple countries in starting their water management journey and them build long-term water management strategies which minimize risk and build long-term resilience. The GWT includes a workbook (data input, inventory by site, key reporting indicators, metrics calculations), a mapping function to plot sites with datasets, and a Google Earth interface for spatial viewing.
Implementing the OECD Principles on Water Governance
This report takes stock of the OECD Water Governance Principles’ use and evolving practices, and provides an indicator framework building on lessons learned from their implementation in different countries and contexts. It is aimed at interested cities, basins, regions and countries wanting to strengthen their water policies.
JMP Global Database
The purpose of the WHO/UNICEF JMP Data portal is to make available reliable estimates of national, regional and global progress on WASH to inform decision making by government, donor and civil society organisations. It allows users to explore the latest country, regional and global statistics (including new data for sub-national regions and wealth quintiles), create and share customised charts, and to download the data for further analysis.
OECD Water Governance Indicator Framework
The Water Governance Indicator Framework provides a voluntary multi-stakeholder self-assessment tool to understand the performance of water governance systems at city, basin, regional or national scales. Its primary objective is to stimulate a transparent, neutral, open, inclusive and forward-looking dialogue across governments and other stakeholders on what works, what does not, what should be improved and who can do what. It is also a tool supporting the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance.
Realising the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: A Handbook
This Handbook gives guidance on the implementation of the human rights to water and sanitation as defined by the international human rights legal framework. The main target audiences include governments at all levels, donors and national regulatory bodies, however, it provides information that will also be useful to civil society, service providers and human rights organisations.
Sanitation Monitoring Toolkit
This UNICEF toolkit provides sanitation and hygiene sector professionals with the current approaches to sanitation monitoring, including guidance on how to use various monitoring instruments and the latest tools and resources. The focus is on rural sanitation.
Understanding the WASH Sector
Intended for implementation partners and/or civil society organizations, this framework outlines how to carry out an analysis of the capability, accountability and responsiveness (CAR) of the WASH sector at the national level.
Using Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys to Monitor Projects and Small-Scale Programs : A Guidebook
The goal of this guidebook is to serve as a starting point for civil society organizations, as well as Bank teams interested in conducting Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys, both on a small and larger scale. It is designed to lead a research team from idea inception to results dissemination, while emphasizing the importance of utilizing evidence to influence policy, regardless of whether it is on a macro or micro-level.
WASH Accountability Mapping Tools
Accountability mapping tools are participatory instruments developed to assess the status and quality of accountability lines within the water and sanitation sector. These spreadsheet-based tools produce graphics of
the water sector, represented as a comprehensive system of accountability relations involving policy makers, service providers and communities.
WASH Bottleneck Analysis Tool (WASH BAT)
WASH BAT has been designed as a sector tool for use by governments and development partners for WASH sector strengthening. It enables a systematic identification of factors (or “bottlenecks”) that prevent achievement of sustainable service delivery within national or subnational WASH targets and helps stakeholders to define activities aimed at removing the root causes of these bottlenecks.
Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository
The Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository contains data on over half a million water points around the world and can be used to improve decisions and inform learning.
Water Point Data Exchange Standard
This tool provides a global standard for collecting and sharing data on water points.