The InterWATER Thesaurus can be used for indexing information; for searching or retrieving information; and as a translation tool for English, French and Spanish water and sanitation terms.
English, French and Spanish version of the thesaurus in PDF format, for printing. -ca 280 pages and 700 KB.
The InterWATER thesaurus guides you in what terms to use while searching or indexing information on water supply and sanitation. It is available in three languages: English, French and Spanish.
The InterWATER thesaurus is a standardised vocabulary for water and sanitation concepts that may be phrased in a variety of ways in sector literature. Each term appears in alphabetical order and full details are given of other terms related to it.
The thesaurus originates from the collaboration of IRC with organisations from the United Kingdom, France, Peru, Jordan, Burkina Faso and Thailand.
We encourage organisations and individual users to come up with suggestions for new terms.