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Sector Policy/Strategy
Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository

Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository

Year of publication:
2018
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.

Building block(s)
Sector Policy/Strategy
Planning Monitoring and Review
Scope
National
Subsector
Rural
Languages
English
Organization responsible for the tool
Global Water Challenge
Detailed description of Tool

The Water Point Data Exchange (WPDx) repository is the world's largest harmonized open data portal for water point data. With data on over 500,000 water point records from dozens of countries, the WPDx portal provides critical data to drive evidence-based decisions in the water sector. Data has been contributed by nearly fifty organizations, including Governments, NGOs, academic institutions, and the private sector. All data is harmonized to meet the WPDx data exchange standard and is machine readable and can be queried via API.

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