Using recycled water in place of scheme

We installed a brackish water supply point to use for cooling tower water instead of scheme which was completed in January 2014 and could potentially save 31,500 kilolitres of scheme water per year.

31,500

kL saved/year

60,000

saving/year

3 month

payback

How can you do this?

Why we acted

 

Tronox is a fully integrated titanium minerals producer and manufacturer.

At our operations in Western Australia we extract and process rich mineral sands into a range of valuable products including ilmenite, zircon, rutile and titanium dioxide pigment that are exported to international markets.

As part of the Tronox values and behaviours we take responsibility for sustainability and environmental stewardship and encourage a culture of continuous improvement

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How we did it

  • Build-up of water saving consciousness within staff.
  • Facilitated the change by liaising with the planning and maintenance teams.
  • Water Corporation stickers and posters.

What we are doing now

  • Annual Water Efficiency Management Plan updates.
  • Feasibility assessments of identified projects.
  • Inclusion into business plan to ensure available resources.
  • Tronox values and behaviours.

Who to contact

If you would like more information on water efficiency in your business please email us.

water.efficiency@watercorporation.com.au