Meaning water stress
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situation faced by a nation or community when the amount of available water is less than 1,700 cubic meters per person.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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A shortage of water in plants resulting in decreased ability to function properly, because water affects all biochemical controls and is the medium for all chemical reactions. water table
Source: mhhe.com

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A country is water-stressed if the available freshwater supply relative to water withdrawals acts as an important constraint on development. Withdrawals exceeding 20% of renewable water supply have be [..]
Source: climatehotmap.org

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Water stress occurs when demand for water by people and ecosystems exceeds available supply.
Source: globalchange.gov

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The IPCC (Bates et al., 2008) define a watershed/river basin as being water stressed when either water availability per person, per year is below 1,000 m3 (100 m2) based on long-term average runoff; or the ratio of water withdrawals to long-term average annual runoff is above 0.4.
Source: climatica.org.uk

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The ability, or lack thereof, to meet human and ecological demand for freshwater. Compared to scarcity, water stress is a more inclusive and broader concept. It considers several physical aspects rela [..]
Source: ceowatermandate.org

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 A disparity between the supply and demand of water such that the availability of water falls below 1,700 cubic metres per person per year. 
Source: rgs.org

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a state where low water supplies limit food production and economic development, and affect human health. An area experiences water stress when annual water supplies drop below 1,700 m3 per person.
Source: yara.us

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A country is water-stressed if the available freshwater supply relative to water withdrawals acts as an important constraint on development. Withdrawals exceeding 20% of renewable water supply has bee [..]
Source: iwmi.cgiar.org





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