The standard

Global Water Footprint Assessment Standard

The robust and scientifically rigorous methodology for conducting a Water Footprint Assessment is set out in this internationally accepted standard. Founded on a decade of research, the Global Water Footprint Assessment Standard’s value has been proven in applications worldwide.

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Practitioner's corner

In the complex arena of water, conducting a Water Footprint Assessment can present new challenges for the practitioner. The Water Footprint Network and its partners take on these challenges and share the results here so that everyone can benefit from this new learning.

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Water Footprint Research Alliance

The Water Footprint Research Alliance is an initiative established by Water Footprint Network and its partners in 2015 to advance research and facilitate collaboration in the field of Water Footprint Assessment and sustainable water use.

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Latest research

The field of Water Footprint Assessment research is rapidly expanding with new insights, data and analyses being developed by researchers around the world. This research supports the ever-growing application of the Global Water Footprint Assessment Standard and provides new opportunities to use the standard to address the world’s water challenges.

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