Understand, Quantify and Valorize the Water Footprint

This course deals with the water footprint based on life cycle analysis, as defined in the ISO 14 046 standard. The implementation of sustainable water management involves the identification of impacts. of human activity and the determination of possible levers of action: this is the goal of the water footprint. The water footprint quantifies the potential impacts associated with water, both in terms of water quality and quantity.


Objectives of the training

  • Understand the water footprint potential for LCA
  • Quantify a water footprint using LCA software
  • Valorize and interpret the results

What you'll learn

  • Introduction to the water footprint
  • Methodology advancements
  • Impact of plastics on the oceans
  • Using life cycle assessment (LCA) software
  • Using the water footprint in the context of an environmental footprint of a product
  • Application of the method and case studies
  • Summary of the water footprint

Who is this training for?

  • Managers who wish to deepen their understanding of the strategic role of water footprinting
  • Practitioners who wish to sharpen their skills and practical knowledge of water footprinting


Regular price

280 $ CAD / person + taxes

Reduced price for students and non-profit organizations

210 $ CAD / person + taxes


Pablo Tirado-Seco

Pablo has contributed to many LCA studies, with a special focus on energy, electricity and water footprint related projects.


Want to offer a customized version of this training for your organization?

Regular Price

280 $

CAD / person + taxes

Reduced Price

for students and non-profit organizations
280 $

210 $

CAD / person + taxes