Download information

The present version of the FREEWAT plugin is not yet compatible with QGIS 3.

As such, FREEWAT Users have to download the QGIS version 2.18 Las Palmas.

QGIS sub-version 2.18.21 is recommended.

The executable of QGIS 2.18.21 or former versions can be downloaded through this link.

We wish to inform that we are working on porting FREEWAT to QGIS 3. We will advertise about this in the following months.


To access the download area, please register through the following link:


Once the registration is complete, you should receive an e-mail with credentials to log in.

If you don’t receive any e-mail within an hour, please do the following:

            - Check your spam;

            - Repeat the registration procedure using a different browser;

            - Use a different e-mail contact.

If you already registered, you can directly login through the Login menu (at the upper-right corner), using Username and Password you received by e-mail when you registered the first time. Please notice, Username does not coincide with your e-mail address, you should retrieve the Username sent by e-mail!


Registration is free of charge, and requested only for statistical purposes.

FREEWAT is released under a GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE, Version 2, June 1991

The FREEWAT code is accessible (i) through the download area of this website, (ii) through the official QGIS repository of experimental plugins, and (iii) also through the gitlab repository (


By entering the download area of this website, you will be able to download:

  • the FREEWAT plugin;
  • the FREEWAT User Manuals;
  • program executables of the integrated modules;
  • a large set of tutorials with related datasets for practicing with FREEWAT.


Please write an e-mail to if you are interested in the FREEWAT software future development and in its application to real case studies.



Since the HORIZON 2020 FREEWAT Project is still running, this software is a draft release and not yet approved by the EC. No warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the EU or FREEWAT Consortium partners as to the functionality of the software and related material nor shall the fact of release constitutes such warranty. Furthermore, the software is released on condition that neither the EU nor the FREEWAT Consortium partners shall be held liable for any damage resulting from its authorized or unauthorized use.

FREEWAT Google Groups

The FREEWAT community enlarges! 

Two FREEWAT Google Groups are available to get in touch with other Users and Developers.

FREEWAT Users Group

FREEWAT Developers Group