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Virtual water

Virtual water, sometimes called indirect water, refers to the amount of water required to manufacture a product. For example, approx. 140 litres of water are needed for a cup of coffee and approx. 2700 litres of water for a cotton T-shirt.

At uvex

We measure water consumption in our plants and use this data to identify further potential savings. However, we understand nobody is perfect and we also began working on determining the water consumption in our supply networks in order to promote the responsible use of water there as well.

protecting planet by saving water