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Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services is currently being measured by the proportion of population using an improved basic drinking water source which is located on premises, available when needed and free of faecal (and priority chemical) contamination. ‘Improved’ drinking water sources include: piped water into dwelling, yard or plot; public taps or standpipes; boreholes or tubewells; protected dug wells; protected springs; packaged water; delivered water and rainwater.

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Proportion of countries by IWRM implementation category (%), Medium high Renewable water, total per capita Nationally derived quantity of rivers, Mm3/a Renewable water, total

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