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Advanced Wastewater Treatment in Automobile Manufacturing

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5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Partners: Ford Motors Inc.
Countries: India
Regions: India
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Sustainable Production (SDG 12.4)
Project Tags:
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Water Recycling and Reuse
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Operations
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2015  »  Ongoing
Project Source: UN Global Compact
Profile Completion: 50%

Project Overview

Our Sanand vehicle assembly and engine plants in India have one of Ford’s largest and most advanced water and wastewater treatment facilities. After being treated, 30 to 35 percent of gray water from office washrooms, canteen and manufacturing operations is recycled for use in the paint shop and other processes. Ford invested in a fully automatic irrigation system, enabling them to use the remainder of the treated wastewater to maintain lawns and planting, further reducing...

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Our Sanand vehicle assembly and engine plants in India have one of Ford’s largest and most advanced water and wastewater treatment facilities. After being treated, 30 to 35 percent of gray water from office washrooms, canteen and manufacturing operations is recycled for use in the paint shop and other processes. Ford invested in a fully automatic irrigation system, enabling them to use the remainder of the treated wastewater to maintain lawns and planting, further reducing our freshwater consumption.

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