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Here you will find a collection of resources which you may download for use in your events or sharing with others, through social media or other means. If you would like to contribute to this collection, please click the button below!



We make this happen by engaging talented young innovators, activating their technologies, and supporting them as they turn their solutions into results.

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An accelerator program that guides water tech companies in bringing their innovative solutions to the freshwater crisis from lab to market through small-scale pilot projects with large-scale impact.

AquaHacking Challenge

A program to engage and support nextGen innovators as they solve freshwater issues in Canada, from protecting source water to managing climate change impacts on ecosystems.

AquaHacking Alumni

There is a growing community of young water tech innovators in Canada addressing environmental issues in freshwater, and they meet here! From water pollution to water infrastructure, they make a positive impact for the health of freshwater in Canada.

ECOLAB Water Risk Monetizer

Find out how water availability and quality impact your business and your bottom line.

Global Environmental Management Initiative Local Water Tool

The GEMI Local Water Tool™(LWT) is a free tool for companies and organizations to evaluate the external impacts, business risks, opportunities and management plans related to water use and discharge at a specific site or operation.

World Resources Institute Aqueduct Tool

Identify and evaluate water risks around the world.

WWF Water Risk Tool for Businesses

A leading online tool designed to Explore, Assess, Respond & Value water risk

The Water Footprint Assessment Tool

Assess the water footprint of a river basin, a country, or the world.

Personal Water Footprint Calculator (Extended)

Your individual water footprint is equal to the water required to produce the goods and services consumed by you. Please take your time and feel free to use the extended water footprint calculator developed by the researchers at UNESCO-IHE to assess your own unique water footprint. The calculations are based on the water requirements per unit of product as in your country of residence.

Personal Water Footprint Calculator (Simple)

Based on your country of residence and your own consumption pattern, you will have a unique water footprint. Please feel free to use the footprint calculator to assess your own water footprint.


Everyone Together: Water Gathering Statement

For the first time in Canada, Indigenous water experts and Knowledge Keepers representing 14 First Nation and Inuit communities and organizations have created a protocol that puts co-generation of research at the forefront, in an attempt to create a better water future for everyone.

Water Movement Video Library

Explore 100+ videos crafted for Indigenous water treatment operators, aspiring operators, and community members. Delve into equipment troubleshooting, solve math and chemistry problems, and hear insightful stories from Water Keepers.

How to align city strategies with the SDGs - Embracing common language to measure and amplify progress

The “City Playbook for Advancing the SDGs” compiles a series of how-to briefs and case studies on advancing sustainable development and social progress locally. These short, digestible, and practical briefs are written by city government officials for other city officials, based on their direct experience.

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World

Every human on earth—even the most indifferent, laziest person among us—is part of the solution. Fortunately, there are some super easy things we can adopt into our routines that, if we all do it, will make a big difference. Have a look at just a few of the many things you can do to make an impact!

Guidebook and Toolkit for Community Foundations

This Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Guidebook and Toolkitis meant for staff and board members of community foundations at all stages of engaging with the SDGs.

Community engagement in the water sector

How you can engage communities in water sector.



JMP Infographics
JMP Infographics

A set of infographics from the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP)

UN Water Infographic: Summary Progress 2021 - SDG 6 Indicators
UN Water Infographic: Summary Progress 2021 - SDG 6 Indicators

An infographic for 2021 SDG 6 indicators from UN Water

Canada Water Decade Coasters
Canada Water Decade Coasters

A set of images for Canada Water Decade themed coasters! Use these images to print onto custom coasters to help advocate for the Canada Water Decade! 

File Includes:

  • 6 images for rectangular coasters

  • 7 images for round coasters

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