Embedded water use in products
A POSTnote summarising the issues around the amounts of water used as part of the process of the production, extraction and delivery of products, commodities and services, the difficulties in assessing the level of environmental impact of water extraction at source and the risks arising from dependency of embedded water from regions with stressed supply.
Short title:
Embedded water use
Start date:
2011-05
End date:
2011-08
Homepage:
http://www.parliament.uk/documents/post/postpn_385-water-in-production-and-products.pdf
Focus:
Environment, Sustainability
Project leader:
Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology of the UK Parliament (POST)
Country:
UK

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