Water Footprint

Virtual Water

Virtual water involves the imbedded water-related costs behind any product. If you are interested in the water footprint of different products, visit www.waterfootprint.org.

February 27, 2009--Big business urged to ax risk by cutting water use (Environmental News Network)

Institutional investors are urging companies to measure, disclose and reduce their use of water to reduce long-term financial risks as supplies dry up from overuse and as higher temperatures melt

May 26, 2008--The other footprint: The water footprint (Environmental News Network)

The Water footprint of an individual is defined as the total water used for the production of the goods and services consumed by the individual. It can be estimated by multiplying all goods and services consumed by their respective virtual-water content.

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