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 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.