Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Waterways map
World’s 37 Most Water-Stressed Countries
WRI - 12/12/2013 10:50:41 AM
Providing stable freshwater supplies is a priority for every country in the world. Yet stable supplies are increasingly hard to come by in many countries, as water-related risks increase. For example, recent droughts threatened GDP growth in the United States.
The Most Water-Stressed Countries In The World
fastcoexist.com - 12/12/2013 1:35:19 PM
Some countries are managing their water better than others (and some just have more to begin with). See where lack of water is the most pressing issue with this interactive map. The World Resources Institute's Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas, released earlier ...
4. WORLD WATER RESOURCES BY COUNTRY
fao.org - 12/11/2013 1:55:00 AM
Table 2 presents the results of the global water resources review by region (Annex 3 Map 3). This section comments briefly on the particularities which can be observed on a large scale across the world, as well as difficulties which emerge from the ...
We Use How Much Water? Scary Water Footprints, Country by Country
Tree Hugger - 6/23/2009 11:54:52 PM
While some parts of our water footprint, including how much corporations ... does play a role in keeping individual footprints lower - the water contained in our diets varies with a vegetarian diet using 2.6 cubic meters of water each day, while a U.S ...
Dysart has no water, it's just like a third world country
Mackay Daily Mercury - 12/12/2013 12:49:23 AM
Dysart residents collect water from Isaac Regional Council drop-off zones after the town’s supply was cut off. Contributed LIVING in Dysart is like living in a third world country, one resident has said, after water was cut off from the town following a ...
World water day: which countries have improved access to safe drinking water?
theguardian.com - 3/22/2012 5:34:14 PM
Today is world water day and the latest data from UNICEF and the World Health Organisation show targets for safe drinking water are being met ahead of time. We take a look at the target data and ask is this a cause for celebration? The goal for clean is ...
‘Ireland is like a third world country when it comes to water supply’
news.ie.msn.com - 10/30/2013 8:35:33 AM
The Irish Restaurant Association said businesses will be seriously affected by water restrictions saying they are paying the highest water rates in Europe and the water service should reflect that. LAST NIGHT DUBLIN City Council said that from tonight ...
In the World: A long haul to bring clean water to developing nations
MIT News - 12/10/2013 5:02:18 AM
About half of these people presently lack access to a reliable supply of clean drinking water ... in the world,” Murcott says, citing United Nations statistics. Open defecation is common, especially in the poorer, rural northern parts of the country.
Scots leading the way in saving water
Scotsman.com - 12/11/2013 10:40:32 PM
This nation has some of the greatest expertise in cleaning and making safe drinking water for other countries, says Roddy Gow Lack of clean drinking water is a potential cause of conflict, a major environmental challenge and, as we have seen after ...
The world water shortage looks unsolvable
Salon - 8/4/2013 2:57:55 PM
are expected to boost water problems worldwide, especially in countries that are already experiencing shortages. Globally, the world is on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal of halving the number of people unable to reach or afford ...
Ballast Water Treatment: Technologies and Global Markets
Yahoo! Finance - 12/12/2013 3:29:51 PM
This BCC Research report is designed to provide the reader with an understanding of the ballast water treatment equipment industry and the market forces that affect it. The report begins with an overview of the global shipping industry and the ...
Pakistan Now ‘One Of The Most Water-Stressed Countries In The World’ As ‘Demand Exceeds Supply’
Think Progress - 7/22/2013 4:46:23 PM
With fewer than 1,000 cubic meters of water available per person, Pakistan is “one of the most water-stressed countries in the world” according to a new ... and pricing of water for irrigation.” 80 percent of Pakistan’s farms are currently ...
Beneath the ocean, a sea of drinkable water?
The Christian Science Monitor - 12/9/2013 7:51:06 PM
“It happened all around the world, and when the sea level rose when ice caps started melting some ... water on the eve of a future worldwide water crisis. Only 2.5 percent of the Earth's water is fresh – and an even smaller 0.0007 percent ...