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USA is part of:
North America and Canada ·
Water Basins of USA:
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Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Washington, D.C.
Neighbouring Countries Canada, Mexico
Total Area 9,826,630 km2
  - Water 664,707 km2 (6.76%) / 676 m2/ha
  - Land 9,161,923 km2
Coastline 19,924 km
Population 305,825,000 (31 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.950 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 40.8 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $14,330,000 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $48,000
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, WB, UNESCO, UN-Habitat, UNEP, IFAD, UNCTAD, WMO, IAEA, UNCCD, UNU, UNDESA
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 1,669,302 km2 (18.22%)
     - Arable 1,650,062 km2 (18.01%)
     - Permanent Crops 19,240 km2 (0.21%)
     - Irrigated 223,850 km2
  - Non cultivated 7,492,621 km2 (81.78%)
Average Annual RainfallD 715 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 3,269 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 479.29 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 41%
  - For Domestic Use 13%
  - For Industrial Use 46%
  - Per Capita 1,687 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
  - Improved Sanitation 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

Contents

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Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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  7. Boundary Waters Treaty ‎(3,379 views) . . WikiBot
  8. The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement ‎(3,146 views) . . Katy.norman


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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about USA

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Case studies in or about USA

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Columbia River System ‎(19,389 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. International Managment in the Columbia River System ‎(7,946 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

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  1. Key Performance Indicators of River Basin Organizations ‎(3,634 views) . . WikiBot
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  3. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Columbia River System ‎(19,389 views) . . Katy.norman
  4. International Managment in the Columbia River System ‎(7,946 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on USA
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Columbia River System ‎(19,389 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. International Managment in the Columbia River System ‎(7,946 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. Water Conflict Between the US and Mexico: Lining of the All-American Canal ‎(3,991 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Key Performance Indicators of River Basin Organizations ‎(3,634 views) . . WikiBot


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Who is Who

People working in USA
  1. Richard.Forrest ‎(622 views)
  2. Mikel ‎(1,273 views)


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Organizations working in USA
  1. UNDP ‎(47,119 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. International Joint Commission ‎(1,817 views) . . WikiBot
  3. International Boundary and Water Commission ‎(1,578 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Great Lakes Commission ‎(1,667 views) . . WikiBot


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