Chapter 2. How Much Water is Used for Producing Our Goods and Services?

  1. Arjen Y. Hoekstra and
  2. Ashok K. Chapagain

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696224.ch2

Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources

Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources

How to Cite

Hoekstra, A. Y. and Chapagain, A. K. (2007) How Much Water is Used for Producing Our Goods and Services?, in Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696224.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163354

Online ISBN: 9780470696224

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Keywords:

  • oxfam international;
  • domestic water saving;
  • rainwater deficiency;
  • crop products;
  • livestock products

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Virtual Water

  • How to Estimate the Virtual-Water Content of an Agricultural Product

  • Water Use for Crop and Livestock Products

  • Water Use for Industrial Products

  • Water for Domestic Services