Tag Archives: Water risk
This study examines how electric power utilities can incorporate natural capital and ecosystem services into business decision making. Researchers developed an approach to quantify the costs of implementing watershed management projects, internal benefits to an electric utility, and external benefits to the community and ecosystem. They applied the approach to three case studies.
Numerous water “footprinting” tools are available to help organizations inventory their water withdrawal and consumption and conduct risk assessments. This study reviewed these tools to determine their suitability for the electric power industry.
What is a Water Footprint? Introducing the Concept within the Larger Context of Water Risk Analysis and Management
This report introduces the concept of water footprint—a measure of water consumed to make a product—and how it relates to water risk analysis and management. It also examines the business case for water risk analysis and management in the electric power sector.