Spain’s Water Footprint

  • Alberto Garrido
  • M. Ramón Llamas
  • Consuelo Varela-Ortega
  • Paula Novo
  • Roberto Rodríguez-Casado
  • Maite M. Aldaya
Part of the Natural Resource Management and Policy book series (NRMP, volume 35)


The purpose of this chapter is to report the footprint evaluations obtained at the national, regional and river basin levels for 1997–2006. The procedures and data sources used to generate the results were presented in Chaps. 3 and 4. A similar though slightly different approach was used in the case of the Guadiana river basin, which can be found in Aldaya and Llamas (2008a, b, 2009). This chapter first of all reviews the water footprint on a national scale and then focuses on the Guadiana river basin.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Garrido
    • 1
  • M. Ramón Llamas
    • 2
  • Consuelo Varela-Ortega
    • 1
  • Paula Novo
    • 1
  • Roberto Rodríguez-Casado
    • 1
  • Maite M. Aldaya
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural Economic and Social SciencesTechnical University of Madrid (UPM)MadridSpain
  2. 2.Universidad Complutense de MadridMadridSpain
  3. 3.University of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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