Water Footprint for Web
This is a source for the web site that shows the amount of water needed to produce a range of agricultural products.
Water Footprint is also available on Android and iOS.
Setting up the project locally
1) Install Jekyll
gem install jekyll
Note: this requires Ruby and rubygems to be present on your system.
2) Clone the project
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:evgenyneu/water-footprint-web.git cd water-footprint-web
3) Run the web site locally
4) Open in the web browser
Open the following URL: http://127.0.0.1:4000/water-footprint/en/
Build HTML from data files
The data files for the water footprint of agriculcural products for different languages are localed in the
Run this Ruby script to rebuild the HTML files localted in
_includes/list from the data:
Data used on Water Footprint web site is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial License and is derived from the following publications:
Mekonnen, M.M. and Hoekstra, A.Y. (2011) The green, blue and grey water footprint of crops and derived crop products, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15, 1577-1600. Download PDF
Mekonnen, M.M. and Hoekstra, A.Y. (2012) A global assessment of the water footprint of farm animal products, Ecosystems, 15, 401-415. Download PDF
Feedback is welcome
If you have any problems with this code please feel free to submit an issue ticket.
The Water Footprint is distributed under Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial License.