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https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/how-much-water-there-earth

All Earth's water, liquid fresh water, and water in lakes and rivers ... About 71 percent of the Earth's surface is water-covered, and the oceans hold about 96.5 ...

https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/where-earths-water

Nov 13, 2019 ... And, of the total freshwater, over 68 percent is locked up in ice and glaciers. Another 30 percent of freshwater is in the ground. Fresh surface- ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/media/earths-fresh-water/

Nov 12, 2012 ... Only about 0.3 percent of our fresh water is found in the surface water of lakes, rivers, and swamps. Of all the water on Earth, more than 99 ...

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

Dec 11, 2019 ... 2.5% of the earth's fresh water is unavailable: locked up in glaciers, polar ice caps, atmosphere, ... Where Water is Found and the Percentage ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/freshwater-crisis/

5 days ago ... There is the same amount of freshwater on earth as there always has been ... In essence, only 0.007 percent of the planet's water is available to ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_distribution_on_Earth

Most water in the Earth's atmosphere and crust comes from the world ocean's saline seawater, ... Typically, fresh water is defined as water with a salinity of less than 1 percent that of the oceans - i.e. below around 0.35‰. Water with a salinity  ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fresh_water

Fresh water (or freshwater) is any naturally occurring water except seawater and brackish water ... Much of the earth's fresh water (on the surface and groundwater ) is unsuitable for drinking without some treatment. Fresh water can easily ...

https://www.ngwa.org/what-is-groundwater/About-groundwater/information-on-earths-water

Distribution of the water on Earth. Ocean water: 97.2 percent; Glaciers and other ice: 2.15 percent; Groundwater,: 0.61 percent; Fresh water lakes: 0.009 percent ...

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

Of the Earth's water, 97 percent is saline while 3 percent is fresh water—meaning it has low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids.

https://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 ...