Water pollution level statistics

Statistics on water pollution levels related to nitrogen and phosphorus.

Global grey water footprint and water pollution levels related to anthropogenic nitrogen loads to fresh water at 5 × 5 arc minute grid scale (2002-2010)

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Reference: Mekonnen, M.M. & Hoekstra, A.Y. (2015) Global gray water footprint and water pollution levels related to anthropogenic nitrogen loads to fresh water, Environmental Science and Technology, 49(21): 12860−12868.

Global grey water footprint and water pollution levels related to anthropogenic phosphorus loads to fresh water at 5 × 5 arc minute grid scale (2002-2010)

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Reference: Mekonnen, M.M. & Hoekstra, A.Y. (2018) Global anthropogenic phosphorus loads to fresh water and associated grey water footprints and water pollution levels: A high-resolution global study, Water Resources Research, 54(1): 345-358.

Water pollution level for nitrogen and phosphorus in the world’s river basins (2000)

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Reference: Liu, C., Kroeze, C., Hoekstra, A.Y. & Gerbens-Leenes, W. (2012) Past and future trends in grey water footprints of anthropogenic nitrogen and phosphorus inputs to major world rivers, Ecological Indicators, 18: 42-49.