In last week’s blog we looked at what a water footprint entails, how a water footprint assessment is carried out and the types of water footprint that exist. In this blog we are discussing why water footprinting is becoming more important and what the benefits are to business.
Throughout developing nations, hand-operated pumps are commonly used to lift groundwater from wells. Surveys show that many pumps have stopped functioning properly. This represents billions lost in investments; fitting the pump is only the first step in establishing clean water access.
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