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Total renewable water resources

Ressources en eau renouvelables totales

Recursos hídricos renovables totales

Definition:
Total Renewable Water Resources (TRWR): The sum of internal renewable water resources (IRWR) and external renewable water resources (ERWR). It corresponds to the maximum theoretical yearly amount of water available for a country at a given moment.

Unit:
10^9 m3/yr

Calculation Criteria:
[Total renewable water resources] = [Total renewable surface water]+[Total renewable groundwater]-[Overlap between surface water and groundwater]

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Subject(s):
Climate, water resources
 
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