• Environment

Operational Impact

  • Environmental Policies & Performance

Water Used: Groundwater (OI4467)

Volume of groundwater used for the organization's operations during the reporting period.
Reporting format
Unit of Measure (PD1602)
Metric type
Metric level
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Water Used: Groundwater (OI4467). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote all assumptions used.

Usage Guidance

  • This metric is applicable to organizations sourcing their water directly from a water body rather than from a water service provider.
  • It can be used to report groundwater used within the organization for any purpose, including but not limited to: productive processes (e.g., packaging, manufacturing, and others), human consumption, agricultural purposes, and others.
  • Organizations can refer to the following source for further guidance on water uses: Alliance for Water Efficiency (