Sectors of Focus

  • Environment
  • Land Conservation
  • Water


  • Environment

Area of Fresh Water Bodies Present (PI7170)

Surface area of freshwater bodies present during the reporting period on protected land, land under sustainable stewardship, or land under sustainable cultivation.
Reporting format
Unit of Measure (PD1602)
Metric type
Metric level
Product/Service, Organization
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Area of Fresh Water Bodies Present (PI7170). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote all assumptions used.

Usage Guidance

  • Organizations are encouraged to report this metric in conjunction with Land Directly Controlled: Sustainably Managed (OI6912), Land Indirectly Controlled: Sustainably Managed (PI6796), and Protected Land Area (PI4716).