WATER EFFICIENT MILK
On average, it takes,
a total of 1020 litres of water,
to produce 1 litre [1 kg] of milk.
962 litres for 1 kg of fruit;
1644 for cereals;
4055 for pulses [pea and beans];
9063 for nuts.
For grey water used to dilute pollutants to acceptable levels.
72 litres per litre of milk.
89 for fruit;
184 for cereals;
734 for pulses [pea and beans];
680 for nuts.
Table 6, page 29, UNESCO-IHE [Institute for Water Education] Report 48, “The Green, Blue And Grey Water Footprint Of Farm Animals And Animal Products”, Volume 1: Main Report; December 2010.
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