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Water: How much water do you use?

What is a water footprint?


The water footprint is the amount of freshwater used in the goods and services consumed or used in production.  Your individual water footprint is equal to the water required to produce the goods and services consumed by you.

Calculate your water footprint

See how much water you use with this calculator from National Geographic:  Water Footprint Calculator.

Learn more.

Visit the website to learn more about the water footprint of humanity and global efforts to achieve a sustainable and equitable distribution and use of the limited supply of fresh water.