WaterFlows – Insight into Water Footprints and Worldwide Water Resources

Country: Austria

Project period: 05/2015 - 08/2016

Client: FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency

Investment amount: EUR 60,000 (P&P part 3,800)


A series of interactive school workshops were performed on the subject of direct and indirect water consumption, with the aim to develop knowledge and awareness about worldwide water resources, including:

  • The importance of the resource water and the sustainable use of it.
  • “Virtual Water” used in agricultural, industrial and manufacturing processes
  • The use of the “water footprint” concept to measure the amount of water used to produce goods and services.
  • Water supply and consumption, including examples from developing and transition countries.
  • Measuring and monitoring individual water consumption.

Services provided:
  • Workshop organisation and facilitation
  • Education
  • Community liaison

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