Definition: Surface water

System of Environmental-Economic Accounting

All water that flows over or is stored on the ground surface regardless of its salinity levels.
Source:
United Nations; European Union; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); International Monetary Fund (IMF); Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); The World Bank, "System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012 - Central Framework", New York, 2014
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