The water footprint assessment manual:
Setting the global standard
Arjen Y. Hoekstra, Ashok K. Chapagain, Maite M. Aldaya, Mesfin M. Mekonnen
2011, ISBN: 978-1-84971-279-8
Hardcover, 224 pages
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The book offers a complete and up-to-date overview of the
on water footprint assessment as developed by the Water Footprint Network. More specifically it:
Provides a comprehensive set of methods for water footprint assessment
Shows how water footprints can be calculated for individual processes and products, as well as for consumers, nations and businesses
Contains detailed worked examples of how to calculate green, blue and grey water footprints
Describes how to assess the sustainability of the aggregated water footprint within a river basin or the water footprint of a specific product
Includes an extensive library of possible measures that can contribute to water footprint reduction
The Water Footprint Assessment Manual was launched in February 2011. Download
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