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View Resource Total Renewable Freshwater Supply By Country

Hosted by the Pacific Institute's The World's Water site, this page from the book The World's Water 1998-1999: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources, by Peter H. Gleick, features a table of Total Renewable Freshwater Supply By Country. For each country, the table lists annual renewable water resources in cubic kilometers per year, the year of the estimate, and the source of the estimate.
View Resource The World's Water

The World's Water Website, brought to the WWW by the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security, posts up-to-date water information and data, with links to "organizations, institutions, and individuals working on a wide range of global freshwater problems and solutions." This site supplements the printed book The World's Water: The Biennial Report on Freshwater...
View Resource International Year of Freshwater 2003

Near the conclusion of the year 2000, the United Nations General Assembly created a resolution to proclaim 2002 as the International Year of Freshwater. Given the importance of freshwater to all human, plant, and animal life, this designation seems altogether fitting and timely. As the resolution notes, it is hoped that many governments and political actors will use the year to increase awareness...