Water footprint

Saturday February 04, 2012 Written by luke

Water, water everywhere, but turn off that goddamn tap man, there's a crisis afoot!

As the world heads further into an age of water scarcity, Harvard Graduate School of Design students Joseph Bergen and Nickie Huang have put together What is Your Water Footprint?, a neat little interactive map that allows you to compare rates of water usage between different countries around the world.

Taking in personal use as well as the water required to produce food, beverages and various consumer goods it's an eye-opening glimpse into the way we use a resource that most people simply assume will be there forever.