Open Knowledge

Water Quality 30% open


What data is expected?

Data, measured at the water source, on the quality of water is essential for both the delivery of services and the prevention of diseases. In order to satisfy the minimum requirements for this category, data should be available on level of the following chemicals by water source and be updated at least weekly:

  • fecal coliform
  • arsenic
  • fluoride levels
  • nitrates
  • TDS (Total dissolved solids)

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Trinkwasserinfo (Info on Drinking Water) and Wasser Informationssystem Austria (Water Information System Austria) published by Lebensministerium (The Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management))
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


There are 2 main sources on this indicator - A) Drinking Water Info Portal by Austrian Environment Agency (, see also more infos here: and B) Water Quality info & data by The Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (see: = water information system Austria).

As often in environmental area the data is not fully open but caught in maps and reports etc - but its available timely and updated continuously.

Reviewer comments

Report is correct, covers correct parameters.



  • Nisha Thompson


  • Martin Kaltenböck