Introdution of GWP

Introdution of GWP

  • History

    GWP was founded in 1996 to foster integrated water resources management (IWRM) which is defined as the coordinated development and management of water, land, and related resources in order to maximise economic and social welfare without compromising the sustainability of vital environmental systems

  • Vision 2014-2019

    A water secure world is vital for a better future: a future in which there is enough water to support social development, sustainable and inclusive growth, and ecosystems

  • Mission 2014-2019

    GWP will support countries to realise our vision by helping them to advance their governance and management of water resources for sustainable and equitable development

  • Network

    More than 3,000 Partner organisations from 172 countries around the world (85 Country Water Partnerships and 13 Regional Water Partnerships)



- Promote Water Security and Water Resources Management

  • Dam-weir co-management council
  • Water Quality management council
  • River system management council
  • Dam Construction Pre-review council
Water Management Center

- Manage and Control : 33 Dams + 16 Weirs + 25 hydropower plants + 350 gauging stations + 184 warning stations

- Cover : 6 river basins

- Location : K-water HQ, Deajeon

Acquisition of preliminary Data

- Rain Gauging Stations (682 stations)

- Water Level Gauging stations (571 stations)

- Discharge Gauging stations (253 stations)

- Responsible organizations: K-water + MOLIT+ ETC