introduction

introduction

One of the most important component in every item that we use in our daily life is Water. And the amount of fresh water utilized in the production or supply of the goods and services is called Water Footprint.
As per available data1, an Indian adult requires about 135 litres of water every day. However, this is referring to the direct and visible water that is used. In addition to this, we constantly use water-virtually!
Scroll down and select an item and discover how much water you are using virtually through these different items.

BEER (FROM BARLEY)
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 74 LITRE/ GLASS (250 ML)

This Is Roughly One Glass Of Beer. For 1 Litre Of Beer The Value OS 297 Litres

BUTTER
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 940

Every teaspoon of butter uses 4.7 litres of water

PINEAPPLE JUICE (UNFERMENTED)
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 318 litre/ glass (250 ml)

A Kg of pineapple uses about 255 litres of water however 1 litre of pineapple juice 1273 litres of water

KIDNEY BEAN
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 5053

one serving of kidney beans uses 894 litres of water

CASHEW NUTS
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 14218

one serving of kidney beans uses 894 litres of water

PISTACHIOS
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 11363

Every 50 grams uses 568 litres of water

SOY MILK
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 941 litres/ glass (250 ml)

One kg of soybeans uses 2144 litres of water

TOMATO PUREE
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 7 litres/ 1 Tbsp

1 kg of tomato puree uses 713 litres of water

VANILLA BEANS
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 422 litres/ vanilla bean

126, 505 litres of water for 1 kg vanilla beans

BANANA
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 790

ONE LARGE BANANA (200 GRAMS) USES 158 LITRES OF WATER

Apple
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 822

ONE APPLE (150 GRAMS) USES 125 LITRES OF WATER

Dry pasta
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 1849

110 grams of pasta/ one serving uses 203 litres of water

 

OLIVE OIL
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 14431

One TBSP of olive oil uses 1455 litres of water

ORANGE JUICE (UNFERMENTED)
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 255 litre/ glass (250 ml)

One Kg of orange uses 560 litres of water and one litre of Orange juice uses 1018

PEAR
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 9020

One pear (200 grams) uses 1804 litres of water

RYE
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 1543

one teaspoon of rye will use 8 litres of water

MILLET
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 4478

Flour for two chappati's will use 358 litres of water

SESAME OILS & ITS FRACTIONS
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 218 litre/ 10 grams

One Kg of sesame oil uses 24. 740 litres of water

TOMATO KETCHUP
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 3 litres/ 1 teaspoon

1 kg of tomato uses 214 litres of water and 1 Kg of tomato sauce uses 535 litres

PLUMS
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 153 litres/ 1 plum

It takes 2180 litres of water use for 1 kg of plums

CINNAMON
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 78 litres/ teaspoon

At 15526 litres per Kg

Wheat Bread
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 1608

On an average each slice of bread uses 80 litres of water

CASTOR OIL & ITS FRACTIONS
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 247 litre/ 10 grams

One Kg of castor oil uses 24. 740 litres of water

COFFEE (ROASTED, DECAFFEINATED)
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 190 litres/ 10 grams

18, 920 litres of water of a Kg of coffee

GROUNDNUT OIL
GLOBAL WATER FOOT PRINT (LITRES/ KG) : 7378

One TBSP of groundnut oil uses 74 litres of water