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Computation of long-term average annual renewable water resources by country (in km /year)


Country:       QATAR                                                                                                                                                            (Update 2008)


INTERNAL RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES (IRWR)
                                                                                                       (1)                        Area country
                                                                                                                                                                                                       3
        Precipitation                                                                                          80 mm/yr              1 100 000 ha                                              0.880 km /yr

        Water resources produced internally in a 10th frequency dry year

        Surface water produced internally (R)                                                  a         0.000 (2)

        Groundwater produced internally (I)                                                    b         0.056
        Overlap (QIN-QOUT)                                                                                                                                      0.000 c           (3)


        Total internal renewable water resources                                                         0.056                                         -        0.000       =                  0.056
                                                                                                      =a+b                                                     =c                       d=a+b-c
EXTERNAL RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES                                                                   Natural                          Actual

Surface water
      Entering:
            Surface water entering the country (SWIN)                                          e
                      Inflow not submitted through treaties                                                                                        f
                      Inflow submitted to treaties
                      Inflow secured through treaties                                                                                              g
                      Accounted inflow                                                                   0.000                             0.000
                                                                                                       =e                              i=f+g
               Flow in border rivers (SWPR)
                      Total flow of border rivers
                      Accounted flow of border rivers                                            j                                                 k

               Border lakes (SWPL)
                      Accounted part of border lakes                                             l                                                 m

               Surface water: total entering and bordering                               p=e+j+l         0.000                             0.000 q=f+g+k+m

        Leaving:
              Surface water leaving the country (SWOUT)                                        n
                      Outflow not submitted through treaties
                      Outflow submitted to treaties
                      Outflow secured through treaties (accounted outflow)                                                                                              o

        Surface water: total external (actual)                                                                                             0.000       -        0.000       =                  0.000
                                                                                                                                         =q                    =o                       a1=q-o
Groundwater
     Groundwater entering the country (GWIN)                                                   s         0.002 (4)                         0.002                                               0.002
                                                                                                                                                                                          a2
        Groundwater leaving the country (GWOUT)                                                t                                                   u

Total
        Total external water resources (natural)                                          v=p+s          0.002                                                              w=v                0.002

        Total external water resources (actual)                                                                                                                      x=a1+a2                   0.002

TOTAL RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES (TRWR)
                                                                                                                      Total
                                                                                                     Natural                          Actual
        Surface water : total                                                             y=a+p          0.000                            0.000 aa=a+a1

        Groundwater : total                                                               z=b+s          0.058                             0.058 bb=b+a2

        Overlap                                                                                c         0.000                             0.000 c

        Water resources: total                                                         wn=y+z-c          0.058                             0.058 wa=aa+bb-c

                                                                         Dependency ratio                                              3.45        %       =100*(f+g+k+m+a2)/(f+g+k+m+a2+d)

EXPLOITABLE WATER RESOURCES
        Regular renewable surface water                                                      bb

        Irregular renewable surface water                                                     cc

        Regular renewable groundwater                                                        dd

        Exploitable water resources: Total                                           =bb+cc+dd



Notes:
 (1) Abu Sukar, H.K., F.H. Alemerri and A.A. Almurekki. 2007. Agro-hydro-meteorological data book for the State of Qatar . The exact average
      value for the period 1972-2005 is 80.2 mm/yr. IPCC 1961-1990 gives 74 mm.
        Mitchell, T.D., Carter, T.R., Jones, P.D., Hulme,M., New, M. 2003. A comprehensive set of high-resolution grids of monthly climate for Europe and the globe:
        the observed record (1901-2000) and 16 scenarios (2001-2100), give average of 74 mm/year for the period 1961-1990.
 (2)    Groundwater Unit. 2006. Groundwater data and balance . DAWR
 (3)    Overlap between surface water and groundwater is negligeable.
 (4)    From Saudi Arabia.

Sources:                                                                                                             ef43f14e-1f76-4326-b1b8-b468900f081b.xls;2/18/2012;3:45 AM
     Revision by AQUASTAT and Jean Margat, 2008

								
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