The water footprint of an individual, community or business is defined as the total volume of freshwater used to produce the goods and services consumed by the individual or community, or produced by the business. A water footprint assessment focuses on three areas;
As the first to introduce the concept to Sri Lanka, CCC can provide a business entity with its total Water Footprint that will include separately the green, blue and grey water footprint amounts.
Organisational Water Footprint
The water footprint of a business – that is its ‘corporate water footprint’, refers to the total volume of fresh water used directly and indirectly to run and support the business.
Product Water Footprint
The Water Footprint of goods and services, jointly referred to as “products”, is the volume of freshwater appropriated to produce the product taking into account the volumes of water consumed and polluted in the different steps of the supply chain.
Water Audit is a qualitative and quantitative analysis of an entity’s water consumption that provides means to develop precision in schemes for water conservation, usage efficiency and water management. It examines a business entity’s water input & output, past water records, usage patterns, water quality, fixtures & plumbing systems, relevant compliances, and identifies leakages & potential savings at any point in the entity’s operations.