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Water use

In 2008, the total water withdrawal was an estimated 35.87 km3, of which 31.50 km3 (88 percent) was for agriculture, 3.60 km3 (10 percent) for municipalities and 0.77 km3 (2 percent) for industries (Table 4 and Figure 1).

Approximately 28.48 km3, or 79 percent of the total water withdrawal, comes from groundwater and 7.39 km3, or 21 percent, from surface water (Figure 2).


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