WULCA is a Life Cycle Initiative group project on the assessment of use and depletion of water resources within life cycle assessment (LCA)

WULCA was founded in August 2007 under the auspices of the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative.

Launched as a worldwide project involving a great number of members from different countries in North America, Europe and Australia.

WULCA working group’s overall goal focuses on providing practitioners, from both industry and academia, with a consensual and consistent framework to assess, compare and disclose the environmental performance of products and operations regarding freshwater use.

Water footprinting in LCA

What is a water footprint?

Water footprint trainings


The AWARE method: Available WAter REmaning

Download AWARE factors