Transboundary Aquifers of the World presented at the WWF5

During a special meeting at the World Water Forum 5, the Transboundary Aquifers Map of the World - update 2009 (pdf, 2.5 Mb) was presented. IGRAC Director Neno Kukuric also presented the TBA Map 2009 to H.R.H. Willem Alexander van Oranje Nassau, the present King of The Netherlands. 

Background information

  • The map is about Transboundary Aquifers (TBAs). It shows the present state of information regarding the occurrence and extent of TBAs world-wide.
  • The intention of the map is to provide a global overview of these important shared water resources and to encourage their further assessment.
  • The back of the map contains an introduction to a methodology for assessment of TBAs

How to obtain the map:

IGRAC's Neno Kukuric had the pleasure of presenting the map to His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander, Chair of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation.