How to reduce water consumption in cleaning, cooling and moisturizing operationsDownload Now
In the U.S., industry uses 45% of freshwater annually. The heaviest users of water include the food, chemical, petrochemical, primary metal and paper industries. In the last ten years, water costs have more than doubled in some areas, causing all manufacturers and processors to take a hard look at water costs. When waste water disposal costs are included, it is a significant expense. The average cost per 1000 gallons (3,785.4 liters) is approximately $7.00 USD, including sewer charges.