Drinking tap water during one year

Drink and Tobacco

The average Swiss drinks 438 liters of water per year. Producing tap water includes collecting water and processing it, and injecting it into a pressurized network of pipes from the water station to faucets in private houses.

Carbon footprint breakdown

Other processes 61.20%
Pig iron for pipeline 17.49%
Electricity production {DE} 13.11%
Sinter, iron for pipeline 4.37%
Diesel burned in building machine 3.83%

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