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Water storage in ice and snow. Water storage in the atmosphere. Precipitation Runoff from snowmelt. Infiltration of water into the ground Sublimation Streamflow Groundwater flow and discharge to surface water. Groundwater storage in the deep ground. Springs Evaporation Water stored in fresh water bodies. Evapotranspiration Surface runoff Condensation Evaporation Water storage in the oceans.