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The Financial Benefits of Water Treatment

By Joy LePree |

Due to the rising costs of water use and disposal, improved treatment technologies make economic sense While chemical processors think of themselves as just that — makers of chemicals — they don’t often consider themselves players in the water industry. However, due to a combination of drivers, such as water scarcity and pressure to clean up discharge water coupled with improved water treatment technologies and tools, it may be time to consider water treatment as more than a necessary method to improve water quality for process or discharge. In fact, experts agree that water treatment can also be an integral part of the chemical processing business and a way to boost the bottom line. “No matter what business you’re in, you’re also in the water business, simply because of the fact that you can’t manufacture anything without using water in the process industry,” says Justin Mattingly, research manager with the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF; Alexandria, Va.; www.werf.org), which recently completed a project — Framework for the Successful Implementation of On-Site Industrial Reuse — that provides tools for industry to identify, evaluate and implement onsite water conservation and reuse opportunities. And,…
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