Data and topics

The Water Data centre and Water Statistics central access points


The Water Data Centre, hosted at the European Environment Agency (EEA), provides a central access point to several web-services: interactive maps, data viewers, European datasets and indicators. These services are mostly based on reporting from countries as part of implementation of EU directives or via the Eionet framework.  More on


The Water Statistics website, hosted at Eurostat, gives access to the results of the reporting from countries to the Eurostat/OECD Joint Questionnaire on Inland Waters. More on: and

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Monitoring of pollutants campaigns
In addition to the reporting from countries, monitoring of pollutants released to surface waters or within the aquatic environment is conducted by JRC in cooperation with a network of laboratories. More on:


The thematic web page on water provides an overview and easy access to publications and data services as well as general information and illustrations on water topics. More on: