NWNL Hydro-Graphics on Virtual Water Content
Designs by Jenna Petrone – Photos by Alison M. Jones
We Eat and Wear Water!
The Virtual Water Project defines the virtual water content of a product (a commodity, good or service) as the volume of all the freshwater used to produce the product, measured at the place where the product was actually produced.
Click an image to see it larger, or use the Download link to get the high-quality high-resolution version. (Most are 720 pixels square.)
Do check our other sets of “Hydro-Graphics” focused on critical water themes and our 6 case-study watersheds.
The Virtual Water Project offers a large poster (33 x 47 in., 841 x 1189 mm) showing how much water is used in the production of everyday food products, and an interactive app for iPhone showing water use for an even broader range of products.
[Updated July 25, 2016]