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    • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
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IJESD 2016 Vol.7(8): 591-594 ISSN: 2010-0264
doi: 10.18178/ijesd.2016.7.8.845

Water Footprint Analysis in Dairy Industry in India

Zareena B. Irfan and Mohana Mondal
Abstract—Water footprint is a multidimensional indicator, showing water consumption volumes by source and by type of pollution; all components of a total water footprint are specified geographically and temporally. The issue of water scarcity in India is getting serious day-by-day. Water scarcity is fast becoming urban India's number one woe, with government's own data revealing that residents in 22 out of 32 major cities have to deal with daily shortages. In this paper the authors calculate the water footprint in Indian dairy industry to assess its water intensity.

Index Terms—Water scarcity, water footprint, dairy industry, India.

The authors are with Madras School of Economics, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Chennai -600025, India (e-mail:


Cite: Zareena B. Irfan and Mohana Mondal, "Water Footprint Analysis in Dairy Industry in India," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 7, no. 8, pp. 591-594, 2016.

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