Meaning water consumption
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Amount of extracted water irretrievably lost during its use (by evaporation and goods production). Water consumption is equal to water withdrawal minus return flow.
Source: climatehotmap.org

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The volume of freshwater used and then evaporated or incorporated into a product. It also includes water abstracted from surface or groundwater in a catchment and returned to another catchment or the [..]
Source: ceowatermandate.org

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The complete removal of water from some type of source, like groundwater, for some use by humans. This water is not returned to the source. Compare with water withdrawal.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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water used in electricity generation that cannot be recycled or reused.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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This is the average amount of water used by a machine during a cycle.
Source: euronics.co.uk

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The complete removal of water from some type of source, like groundwater, for some use by humans. This water is not returned to the source. Compare with water withdrawal.
Source: amyhremleyfoundation.org

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The volume of freshwater used and then evaporated or incorporated into a product. It also includes water abstracted from surface or groundwater in a catchment and returned to another catchment or the [..]
Source: waterfootprint.org

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in water accounting: distributed water use + self-extracted water use + reuse water use - distributed water supplied to other users - in-stream use (where applicable).
Source: liquisearch.com


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