Feel free to download this poster. It visualises the water footprint of twelve selected commodities. You can print the
poster at A3-format (0.3MB)
and use it for any non-commercial purpose. The poster has been designed by Timm Kekeritz, Berlin. A larger poster
showing more products (A0-format) can be ordered through Kekeritzís website
www.virtualwater.eu. Here you can also get a corresponding iPhone application.
Water footprint of nations
Scientific American produced
this nice graphic for their June-2012 issue, based on water footprint and virtual water trade data from
The Water Footprint of Humanity. China,
India and the US are the largest water consumers. For most countries, consumption of cereals and meat gives the largest contribution to the water footprint of people.
Virtual water flows between nations
designed this nice map showing international virtual water flows and virtual water balances of all countries in the world. The data were derived from the article
The Water Footprint of Humanity by Hoekstra and Mekonnen (2012).
Water footprint of daily life
The poster shows the water footprint of daily life and options for reduction. It was designed by
Water volumes are expressed in gallons.
Water footprint awareness
This is an excerpt from a poster that was produced by WFN-partner
The Nature Conservancy.
Click on the picture on the left to view the full poster.
Water footprint of growing crops
This graphic is one in a nice series of footprint infographics developed by WFN-partner
Best Foot Forward.
Try out this interactive map
to view the water footprint per inhabitant for 132 nations. The size of the drop visualises the volume
of the annual water footprint per person. The map has been designed by Angela Morelli, Italian designer living in London.
At www.angelamorelli.com you can find more of Morelliís designs.
Water footprint poster
This poster was designed by US Infrastructure
and shows a map with the water footprint of national consumption by country, based on data published in the book
Globalization of Water by Hoekstra and Chapagain (2008). The
poster also shows the dependency of some countries on external water resources and the water footprints of a few typical food items.
Pocket guide to reducing your water footprint
To assemble your pocket guide, download and print the picture, cut along the outer black line, then fold on the dotted lines. With thanks to the University of Minnesota.
This infographics is prepared by ATi UK, which highlights the globalisation of virtual water flows and breaks down the activities of the top 5 net importers and exporters of
virtual water. It also presents where in the world water is being saved as a result of trade and related virtual water flows.