Information for the Virtual Water Discussion and Water Security

The World Water Council notes that the right to water “entitles everyone to sufficient, safe and acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic” functions. Yet, the consumption and production of water for personal and domestic purposes depend mainly on the water and water transformation processes available for industry and agriculture. Indeed, water use in industry and agriculture has become so critical within and between countries that the term virtual water has been coined to distinguish it as a unique topic of discussion.

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