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Getting good data on the many issues related to freshwater has long been a challenge. Here you will find data tables from the World's Water series, along with select content from the newest release, Volume 7 (October 2011). For the entire book, order directly from Island Press.

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Table of Contents, Introduction
Chapter 4 (v. 7): Fossil Fuel and Water Quality, Lucy Allen, Michael J. Cohen, David Abelson, and Bart Miller
Chapter 7 (v. 7): U.S. Water Policy Reform, Juliet Christian-Smith, Peter H. Gleick, and Heather Cooley
Water Brief 2 (v. 7): The Great Lakes Water Agreements, Peter Schulte
Water Brief 3 (v. 7): Water in the Movies, Peter H. Gleick
Comprehensive Index (v. 7)

Chapter 1 (2008-2009): Peak Water, Meena Palaniappan and Peter H. Gleick
Chapter 5 (2008-2009): China and Water, Peter H. Gleick
Water Brief 2 (2008-2009): Past and Future of Salton Sea
, Michael J. Cohen
Water Brief 3 (2008-2009): Three Gorges Dam Project, Yangtze River, China, Peter H. Gleick

The World's Water Volume 7 Data

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Table 1: Total Renewable Freshwater Supply, by Country (2010 Update)
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Table 2: Freshwater Withdrawal, by Country and Sector (2010 Update)
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Table 3: Access to Safe Drinking Water, by Country, 1970 to 2008
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Table 4: Access to Sanitation by Country, 1970 to 2008
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Table 9: Death and DALYs from Selected Water Related Diseases,
2000 and 2004
  Excel Adobe PDF File Table 13: Top Environmental Concerns of the American Public
Excel Adobe PDF File Table 19: Per Capita Consumption of Bottled Water

The World's Water 2008-2009 Data

     
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Table 5: MDG Progress on Access to Safe Drinking Water by Region
Adobe PDF File Table 19: Water Content of Things

The World's Water 2006-2007 Data

Adobe PDF File Table 6: Annual Average ODA for Water, by Country, 1990 to 2004 (Total and Per Capita)
Adobe PDF File Table 7: Twenty Largest Recipients of ODA for Water, 1990 to 2004
Adobe PDF File Table 8: Twenty Largest Per Capita Recipients of ODA for Water, 1990 to 2004
Adobe PDF File Table 9: Investment in Water and Sewerage Projects with Private Participation, by Region, in Middle- and Low- Income Countries, 1990-2004
Adobe PDF File Table 10: Bottled Water Consumption by Country, 1997 to 2004
Adobe PDF File Table 11: Global Bottled Water Consumption, by Region, 1997 to 2004
Adobe PDF File Table 14: Global Cholera Cases and Deaths Reported to the World Health Organization, 1970 to 2004
Adobe PDF File Table 15: Reported Cases of Dracunculiasis by Country, 1972 to 2005
Adobe PDF File Table 16: Irrigated Area, by Region, 1961 to 2003
Adobe PDF File Table 17: Irrigated Area, Developed and Developing Countries, 1961 - 2003
Adobe PDF File Table 18: The U.S. Water Industry Revenue (2003) and Growth (2004–2006)
Adobe PDF File Table 19: Pesticide Occurrence in Streams, Groundwater, Fish, and Sediment in the United States
Adobe PDF File Table 20: Global Desalination Capacity and Plants—January 1, 2005
Adobe PDF File Table 21: 100 Largest Desalination Plants Planned, in Construction, or in Operation—January 1, 2005
Adobe PDF File Table 22: Installed Desalination Capacity by Year, Number of Plants, and Total Capacity, 1945 to 2004

The World's Water 2002-2003 Data

Text Excel Table 10: Irrigated Area, by Region, 1961 to 1999
Text Excel Table 12: Number of Dams, by Continent and Country
Text Excel Table 14: Regional Statistics on Large Dams
Text Excel   Table 15: Commissioning of Large Dams in the 20th Century, by Decade

The World's Water 1998-1999 Data

Table 13: Waterborne Disease Outbreaks in the United States
Text   Table 14: Hydroelectric Capacity and Production by Country, 1996
      Table 16: Desalination Capacity by Country, January 1, 1996
      Figure 1.8: Desalination Capacity (chart)
      Table 2.2 Estimates of Global Morbidity and Mortality of Water-Related Diseases

Map

Sanitation Coverage
Populations without Access to Drinking Water

  Documents

Excel Treaty Between the government of the Republic of India and the government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh on Sharing of the Ganga/Ganges Waters at Farakka.

 

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