How much “virtual water” do you use every day?

AlertNet: If you had a cup of coffee, a couple of slices of toast and an egg this morning, you also inadvertently consumed around 450 litres (120 gallons) of water - enough for three typical baths. That's a calculation made according to a global water footprint standard that seeks to measure both direct and indirect uses of water in everything from making cars to growing apples. The indicators underline that water is not just for washing and drinking. The world uses phenomenal amounts of water to produce......

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