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Definition
A significant inland standing body of freshwater completely surrounded by land but free of emerging vegetation. This includes lakes and artificial reservoirs. Open water bodies have to be reported separately from vegetated wetlands. The term open water body is used synonymously with the term lake water body as used in the 6.3.2 methodology. Metadata: https://environmentlive.unep.org/media/docs/projects/metadata_6_6_1.pdf, https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/metadata/files/Metadata-06-06-01a.pdf, https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/metadata/files/Metadata-06-06-01b.pdf

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Level of water stress, % (SDG 6.4.2) Proportion of countries by IWRM implementation category (%), Very high Population using safely managed drinking water, rural (%) Proportion of countries by IWRM implementation category (%), No data

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