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olc.worldbank.org/sites/default/files/sco/E7B1C4DE-C187-5EDB-3EF2-897802DEA3BF/Nasa/chapter1.html

Of all the water that exists on our planet, roughly 97% is saltwater and less than 3 % is freshwater. Most of Earth's freshwater is frozen in glaciers, ice caps, or is ...

www.the71percent.org/the-worlds-fresh-water-sources

The American Great Lakes account for 21 percent of the Earth's surface fresh water. Lake Baikal in Russia is considered the deepest, oldest freshwater lake in the ...

snr.unl.edu/data/water/groundwater/realtime/waterdistribution.aspx

For a detailed explanation of where Earth's water is, look at the data table below. ... And, of the total freshwater, over 68 percent is locked up in ice and glaciers.

phys.org/news/2014-12-percent-earth.html

Dec 2, 2014 ... To break the numbers down, 96.5% of all the Earth's water is contained within the oceans as salt water, while the remaining 3.5% is freshwater ...

www.fao.org/3/u8480e/U8480E0c.htm

Although water covers 75 percent of the world's surface, 97.5 percent of the earth's water is salt water; of the remaining 2.5 percent, most is locked away as ...

www.toppr.com/ask/question/the-total-percentage-of-fresh-drinking-water-on-earth-is-around

On Earth, only 3% of water is fresh water. Most of the water is in the form of ice caps, glaciers and groundwater, while all lakes, rivers and swamps combined only ...

www.michiganseagrant.org/lessons/lessons/by-broad-concept/earth-science/water-quantity

The remaining 2.5% of water on Earth is fresh water. Of that, the amount of freshwater available for use by living beings is very small. For instance, about 70  ...

oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/wherewater.html

Feb 26, 2021 ... The ocean holds 97 percent of the Earth's water; the remaining three percent is freshwater found in glaciers and ice, below the ground, or in ...

www.safewater.org/fact-sheets-1/2017/1/23/facts-and-statistics

Jan 23, 2017 ... About 70 percent of the earth is water, but only 2.5 percent of that is freshwater. Of the freshwater, 68.9 percent is in the form of glaciers and ...

www.theconsciouschallenge.org/ecologicalfootprintbibleoverview/water-global-overview

May 13, 2019 ... Only 2.5% of the water on Earth is fresh, drinkable water. Of this 2.5% two thirds is frozen as snow and ice (and it better stay that way) and more ...

www.usbr.gov/mp/arwec/water-facts-ww-water-sup.html

Apr 11, 2020 ... 0.5% of the earth's water is available fresh water. If the world's water supply were only 100 liters (26 gallons), our usable water supply of fresh ....