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Environmental Water Footprints

Concepts and Case Studies from the Food Sector

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu


  • Discusses the environmental water footprint of the food sector

  • Highlights the concepts, tools, methods of industrial and corporate water footprints

  • Includes a case study on a thermal power plant in India for corporate water footprint calculation


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Ignacio Cazcarro, Rosa Duarte, Julio Sánchez-Chóliz
    Pages 45-74

About this book


This book discusses the concept of water footprint and corporate water footprint, presenting case studies on a thermal power plant in India and on the food sector. Water conservation is a key element of industrial sustainability strategies. 


Corporate Water Footprints Thermal Power Plants Water Conservation Sustainability Strategy Footprints of Water Sustainable Development Food Industry/Sector Environmental Management Industrial Water Water Footprint Calculation​

Editors and affiliations

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
    • 1
  1. 1.SgT Group and APIHong KongHong Kong

About the editors

Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu holds a PhD in Textiles Sustainability and has written around 60 books and 80 research publications. He is well known for his contributions in the field and has extensive academic and industrial experience. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Textiles & Clothing Sustainability Journal.

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