Awards and Recognition for the Water Footprint Calculator
The Water Footprint Calculator has received several awards and some prestigious recognition for our commitment to educating people about their water use and the importance of water footprints.
- 2021 EdTech Cool Tool Award Finalist for the Resources or Tools for Education Category
- 2020 National Association of Geoscience Teachers “On the Cutting Edge” Exemplary Teaching Activity
- 2020 Communicator Award of Excellence for Environmental Awareness Websites
- 2019 Webby Nomination for the Green Category
- 2017 Webby Nomination for the Green Category
- 2016 White House Water Summit recognition for launch of the Spanish Water Footprint Calculator
- 2016 Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Environmental Champion Award
- 2015 Graphic Design USA’s American Graphic Design Award
Who’s Using the Water Footprint Calculator?
Nationwide, over 1.7 million visitors have gotten their water footprint. Students and teachers at the middle-school, high-school and university levels have all taken advantage of the calculator and used the resources available on the site. In addition, many municipalities and organizations use the calculator as a resource to promote awareness of water footprints and water conservation.
These are just some of the organizations that have recognized the value of Water Footprint Calculator resources by featuring them on their sites:
- The Weather Channel #WasteNoWater Campaign
- US Climate Resilience Toolkit Socioeconomic & Equity Resources
- PBS H2O: The Molecule That Made Us
- American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) Water: H2O = Life
- New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) Climate Education Module
- Watershed Agricultural Council Teacher Resources
- Turning Green Project Green Challenge
- Wyland Foundation National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation (iframed)
- LA Mayor’s Office Save the Drop LA campaign (iframed)
- Lego First League Competition Hydrodynamics Challenge 2017
- Hudson River Clearwater Sloop Organization Environmental Actions (iframed)
- National Geographic Water Conservation Tips Calculate Your Water Footprint
- Google Sustainability Your Plan Your Planet Tools
- NYC H2O Water Systems Overview Water Consumption (iframed)
- The Watershed Institute Water IQ How Much Water do You Use?
- Water Education Foundation Water Conservation Tips Calculating Your Water Footprint
- Coursera Act on Climate: Steps to Individual, Community and Political Action
- University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum Just for Kids