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Former Soviet republics Compared by Environment > Freshwater > Annual freshwater withdrawals > Total > Billion cubic meters

DEFINITION: Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data are for the most recent year available for 1987-2002.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 76.68 2000
2 Uzbekistan 58.34 2000
3 Ukraine 37.53 2000
4 Kazakhstan 35 2000
5 Turkmenistan 24.65 2000
6 Azerbaijan 12.21 2005
7 Tajikistan 11.96 2000
8 Kyrgyzstan 10.08 2000
9 Armenia 2.95 2000
10 Belarus 2.79 2000
11 Moldova 2.31 2000
12 Georgia 1.62 2005
13 Latvia 0.3 2000
14 Lithuania 0.27 2000
15 Estonia 0.16 2000

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