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


OGD India gives an exhaustive amount of data with regard to Water Quality. The data is in open format and machine readable, Bulk download facility is available on Data Portal India. Data published on data Portal are Open and comes under the policy NDSAP and it's totally open. Data for water quality is also available on CPCB database

Reviewer comments

While several places have water quality at a central level available online, it is not available in open license or in a bulk format.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • N 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   CSV, Excel
Reviewer   Nisha Thompson
Submitters   Shubhadip Biswas
Last modified   Mon Oct 19 2015 08:35:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)