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Business Water Use In The
Chemical Product Manufacturing Industry

Chemical Product Manufacturing Water Management

The world’s population is increasingly suffering from water supply problems. This increases the need for water usage and sustainability in the chemical product manufacturing industry, as it does in all industries.

The chemical industry in developed nations has set standards on sustainability goals, including aims to reduce its water consumption significantly.

Today, chemical companies use every litre of water almost six times over, which is a welcome use in water recycling.

Furthermore, the chemical sector provides innovative products and systems for water supply treatment that promote a cleaner planet and make positive contributions to energy consumption reduction.

Water Usage In The Chemical Product Manufacturing Industry

Water is required for many chemical processes. It takes around 360,000 litres of water to produce one tonne of paper. It takes about 340,000 litres of freshwater consumption to make one ton of steel and 100 litres of water to get just one pound of plastic.

To exemplify how much water chemical companies use, The Dow Chemical Company uses 300 million gallons of water every day. Water is used as an ingredient or a processing medium in thousands of chemical products, from chlorine to petroleum.

In addition to its use in primary production, water is also used as a medium for cooling, heating, steaming, and cleaning. Efficiently reusing water is the workhorse of sustainable water management.

Sustainability In The Chemical Product Manufacturing Industry

The chemicals industry has developed and implemented systems and measures to purify recycled water and keep natural waters clean.

Water is just as important and valuable as the raw materials used or the energy consumed at production sites.

Modern chemical plants use analysts and technicians with extensive knowledge of the chemical industry. These experts combine reliable, state-of-the-art measurement technologies with competent technical support.


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How Is Business Water Used In Chemical Production?

Trained professionals monitor the water quality using advanced monitoring systems and constantly test and audit the water process so that it is kept both eco-friendly and efficient. This is achieved by installing high-tech chemical monitoring systems that give real-time data feedback on important variables such as the temperature, pressure, direction, and composition of the chemicals. Effluent is checked before drainage to ensure it is legally compliant and in sound ecological agreement with the local water system's specific organic and economic sustainability.

How Can The Chemical Industry Be More Sustainable With Water?

All chemical production units must ensure safe and legally compliant process control. There should be frequent checks on all pipes and equipment where water is handled to ensure there are no breakages that could lead to water egress. All staff who work in the chemical industry must be strictly trained in the importance of separating pollution and freshwater. It's an added advantage if staff also practise water conservation techniques such as not leaving taps on since this can be a good reminder of what hazards await if diligence isn't respected in the chemical production process. .

What If You Don't Obey Chemical Processing Legislation?

Failure to obey the legislation and industry guidelines on effluent could lead to a natural disaster for the ecosystem, including the poisoning of drinking water and the death of animals in the water.

Is There Business Water I Can Trust?

Castle Water represents thousands of clients as the leading independent business water company in the UK. If you need business water for your company at any stage in the process, Castle Water will advise you on how they can help.

Castle Water obtains reliable water, monitors it for safety, and makes sure it is cleanly discharged into the water system.

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