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Chapter Two: The State of the Environment - Regional synthesis Figure: Global water stress, 1995 and 2025

Global water stress, 1995 and 2025

Note: water stress is defined as follows: low, less than 10% of total available is withdrawn moderate, 10-20% of total available is withdrawn medium-high, 20-40% of total available is withdrawn high, more than 40% of total available is withdrawn

Source: WMO and others 1996

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