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)

Data Location


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.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Nisha Thompson
Submitters   Martin Kaltenböck
Last modified   Mon Sep 14 2015 11:09:35 GMT+0000 (UTC)