The Water, Peace and Security (WPS) partnership pioneers the development of innovative tools and services that help identify and address water-related security risks. These tools and services can link hydrological, social, economic and political factors to pinpoint changes in short-term water availability and their potential impacts on society.
WRI and Pacific Institute are collecting facility-level public water management data from companies with robust manufacturing profiles. If your company would like to participate in this project, please fill out our questionnaire by March 15. Also available in Spanish.
This paper provides the first comprehensive approach that guides organizations on calculating upstream water withdrawals and consumption associated with purchased electricity. We provide international country-level and U.S. subnational-level water use factors detailing grid average water withdrawal and consumption.
Forests everywhere alter the movement, quality and availability of water. The world’s urban leaders need to account for the role of forests in securing clean water for residents and the agricultural lands that cities rely on.