Global Water System Project (GWSP)
International Project Office
Walter-Flex-Str. 3
53113 Bonn, Germany
Phone: +49 228 73 6188
Fax: +49 228 73 60834

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN)
57 Rue Cuvier - CP 41
75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
Phone: +33 (0)1 40 79 80 40
Fax: +33 (0)1 40 79 80 45

Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP)
57 Rue Cuvier - CP 41
75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
Phone: +33 (0)1 40 79 80 42
Fax: +33 (0)1 40 79 80 45

Additional Acknowledgements
We thank A. DeSherbinin, L. Poff, C. Revenga, J. Melillo and O. Young for comments on the manuscript; J.D. Allan, R. Abell, J. Bogardi, M. Meybeck, W. Wollheim, R. F. Wright, D. Boswell, R. Lacey, N. Schneider, and D. Vörösmarty for advice; and D. Dube and B. Fekete for technical support.

Grant support was provided by NASA Inter-Disciplinary Science Program with additional support from the NSF Division of Earth Sciences and the Global Environment Facility. Financial and logistical support for expert group meetings and communications was from the Global Water System Project (Bonn), DIVERSITAS-freshwater BIODIVERSITY (Paris), NSF BestNet, and Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) through the Australian Water Research Facility. Conference facilities were provided by the Swiss Federal Institute of Science & Technology (Eawag) and The City College of New York/CUNY.

In addition to the GWSP, Diversitas and the ESSP, additional support was provided by:

NASA         NSF         GEF         GEF