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Tag: Water Footprinting

  • Water Footprinting – My Water Footprint

    As an employee of the Columbia Water Center as well as a student studying Earth and Environmental Engineering (and focusing specifically on water resources), I consider myself a fairly water conscientious person. I take fast showers, turn off the sink when brushing my teeth, and drink primarily tap water to reduce my water footprint. However,…

  • Your Water Footprint

    Good Magazine has a recent posting on Water Footprints – how much water an individual and the products they consume use. Water Footprints are difficult to calculate and the numbers can be argued, however I believe the directional scale is useful. Click the image for the full picture, and if you want to start conserving…

  • Water Footprinting

    Last week, the Wall Street Journal published an article about how companies are starting to calculate their “water footprint” as well as their carbon footprint to institute more water friendly policies. Commercial companies have discovered that it takes “20 gallons of water to make a pint of beer, as much as 132 gallons of water to make a…

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  • Water Footprinting – My Water Footprint

    As an employee of the Columbia Water Center as well as a student studying Earth and Environmental Engineering (and focusing specifically on water resources), I consider myself a fairly water conscientious person. I take fast showers, turn off the sink when brushing my teeth, and drink primarily tap water to reduce my water footprint. However,…

  • Your Water Footprint

    Good Magazine has a recent posting on Water Footprints – how much water an individual and the products they consume use. Water Footprints are difficult to calculate and the numbers can be argued, however I believe the directional scale is useful. Click the image for the full picture, and if you want to start conserving…

  • Water Footprinting

    Last week, the Wall Street Journal published an article about how companies are starting to calculate their “water footprint” as well as their carbon footprint to institute more water friendly policies. Commercial companies have discovered that it takes “20 gallons of water to make a pint of beer, as much as 132 gallons of water to make a…