Water Information System

Technical meaning

Information * system designed to meet the needs of stakeholders (including the general public) regarding public environmental information * in the field of water. It collects, store and disseminates data * and indicators on water, aquatic environments and on their uses * . Its entry point is the www.eaufrance.fr portal. His technical management is entrusted to the national office for water and aquatic environments (Onema) under the authority of the Ecology * ministry. The national framework for water data * (NFWD) stipulates the role and responsibilities of each data producer * as well as the components making up WIS-FR. It is based on the common language set up by Sandre, now the French national service for water data and common repositories management.

Source:  According to AFB and IOWater
Created : 28/02/2014
Last changed of "live" version : 15/04/2016
Last revision : 15/04/2016