You can re-evaluate the production processes that you use within your business to reveal potential areas where you can save water. The savings that your business could make include:
- reduced water cost
- reduced effluent charges
- eliminating the need to treat effluent before discharge
- reduced disposal of wastes and sludges
- product recovery
Your business should evaluate its water use in the context of the processes it uses in its day-to-day operation. Often, a small change to a process can deliver significant water savings and a reduction in cost as well - see process efficiency to cut waste.