A Practical Approach to Water Conservation for Commercial and Industrial Facilities

  • ID: 1752253
  • Book
  • 400 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Industry and commerce use vast amounts of water and in some parts of the world water is becoming a scarce commodity. We need to take more care in our future use of water, and this book is a 'best practice' manual for industrial and commercial users world-wide. It offers a practical account of the measures which can be taken to re-educate industrial and commercial users in the techniques of water saving and re-use anywhere in the world. The principles are covered in detail and supported by examples from specific industries and commercial operations. Author Mohan Seneviratne is Manager of Sydney Water's 'Every Drop Counts Business Program', which won the prestigious 2006 Stockholm Industry Water Award in recognition of how the utility is working in partnership with business, industry and government to help ensure the long-term sustainability of Sydney's water supply.

* The first book to cover water conservation for industrial users from processing plants to pubs and clubs
* Provides practical advice on implementing water conservation for users in various industry sectors
* Written by a practicing water conservation consultant
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1 Water Conservation
A Priority for Business

2 Basic Water Chemistry
3 Saving Water: Step by Step
4 Measuring Flow and Consumption
5 Cooling Water Systems
6 Alternatives to Wet Cooling Towers
7 Steam Systems
8 Industrial Water Reuse Technologies
9 Making a Financially Sound Business Case
10 The Hospitality Sector
11 Commercial Buildings, Hospitals and Institutional Buildings
12 Swimming Pools
13 Food Processing and Beverage Industry
14 Oil Refining
15 Laundries
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Seneviratne, Mohan
Mohan Seneviratne, is the Director of Water Efficiency and Substitution, at the Queensland Water Commission, Australia and was the Manager of Sydney Water's 'Every Drop Counts Business Program', which won the prestigious 2006 Stockholm Industry Water Award.
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