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Definition
Significant bodies of fresh water flowing in a definite course across an area of land, which typically ends at the coast or in a lake. The definition of river water body includes its associated floodplains. Rivers are reported separately from vegetated wetlands and open water bodies. 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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Proportion of countries by IWRM implementation category (%), High Proportion of countries by IWRM implementation category (%), Medium high Nationally derived quantity of open water bodies, Mm3/a Nationally derived total quantity, Mm3/a

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