Virtual Water

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The volume of fresh water used to produce a particular product, measured at the place where it was actually produced
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I think what really comes out is that goods and services have quite a bit of embodied water in them, so the industry that is providing the final product does not realize how much water they're actually using in the products they're selling," said Chris Hendrickson, a civil and environmental engineering researcher at Carnegie Mellon.