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waterfootprint.org

This website outlines the concept of the water footprint. The water footprint of an individual, business or nation is defined as the total volume of freshwater that is used to produce the goods and services consumed by the individual, business or nation. This website explains the concepts of the water footprint and of "virtual water" (When there is a transfer of products or services from one place to another, there is little direct physical transfer of water).
This website outlines the concept of the water footprint. The water footprint of an individual, business or nation is defined as the total volume of freshwater that is used to produce the goods and services consumed by the individual, business or nation. This website explains the concepts of the water footprint and of "virtual water" (When there is a transfer of products or services from one place to another, there is little direct physical transfer of water). There is however a significant transfer of virtual water. By importing virtal water, water poor countries can relieve the pressure on their domestic water resources). There are also online water footprint calculators (for individuals and nations) and an extensive publication list.
 

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