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Zero Wastewater Discharge in Automobile Manufacturing

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Partners: Daimler AG
Countries: India
Regions: India, Penner River
Project SDGs:
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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: ungc
Profile Completion: 68%

Project Overview

Daimler AG has introduced a “zero discharge” policy in its new plant in Chennai in southern India. It channels water through a complex system of pipes, pumps, filters, and evaporators in a closed loop and it is continually reconditioned, with no water leaving the plant via a sewer line. The plant also aims to keep the natural water cycle intact as far as possible, with most of the water required for production coming from company-owned wells.

Project Results

Daimler AG aims to have zero discharge leave the Chennai, India automobile manufacturing plant via the sewer line.

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