WetDATA is a Water Data and Innovation Hub

Leveraging academic institutions, national research labs, private businesses, foundations and governments with the express purpose of supporting informed data-driven water decisionmaking and quickening the pace of water innovation.



Access to data

Access to data and actionable information

Collect and make water data accessible and usable to everyone.

Identify water risks for businesses, non-governmental organizations, and the public sector.

Take measures to identify water risks to businesses and governments.

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Incubate and accelerate

Incubate and accelerate

Incubate and accelerate innovative water technologies.


Here’s what we know:

The data exists, we know where to get it and how to translate these data into actionable information for public and private decision-makers who want to make data-driven decisions. Water innovation is part of the solution.


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Of all the water in world, less than 0.025% is available for human consumption

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People, or almost half of the world's population, live in areas of physical scarcity and/or face economic water shortage

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22% of Global GDP is currently generated in water-scarce areas. By 2050 it will be 45%