Recycling of wastewater - water conservation process

Recycling of wastewater - water conservation process

Recycling of wastewater - water conservation process
Aditya Raj Anand
Wednesday 30 June 2021

Recycle wastewater to save the vital mother earth

The Earth comprises flora and fauna. More than 70% of Earth’s area is water, and the rest belongs to the land. However, not all water bodies meet the supply demands of freshwater. For humans, there is a lower percentage of freshwater available that is used for daily purposes. On top of that, industrial pollution leads to waste water that is affecting flora and fauna. Also, human beings’ household garbage adds value to global water pollution. Amid the pandemic, humans witnessed the importance of Mother Nature. Thus, we brought this article to showcase the importance of recycling wastewater. 

If we want to protect drinking water then there is only one way to do this is recycling. Recycling can save drinking water. Even in many countries and state recycling process of sea water is done for human use. like Dubai is one of the top country. They recycle the sea water and make it for drinking. Because as we know in Dubai, there is only sands so that the underground water is next to impossible for drinking.

Apart from the Dubai. There are lots of countries that have not a proper available drinking water. In most of the countries even petrol or desel are more cheaper than drinking water.

Recycling of wastewater - water conservation process

Why is recycling wastewater important?

These are the following important tips and points that is essential for the recycle of water. You can easily understand the concept of why recycling process is important by reading the following points.

  • Meeting the water shortage requirements                                      

Today, many nations, including developed ones, are facing a water crisis.  Countries like South Africa witnessed a water emergency that prompted citizens to ration water rationing. Also, other challenges like drought, excessive heat and other natural factors lead to water shortage. Moreover, the increasing global population is putting an extra burden on natural resources. Therefore, meeting the adequate supply of water shortage is only possible by following sustainable methods. Among them, recycling is an effective means to reduce the supply of water shortage. Hence, there are modern technologies to minimize water wastage by treating wastewater. It not only makes the water for one use but multiple usages. 

  • Useful for environment

Industrial waste, toxic chemicals and other harmful substances hamper the water’s purity. Thereby, loads of water-borne diseases affect humans. Also, it mainly affects the environment and its elements. Millions of litres of untreated wastewater are released into the ocean daily. Hence, it not only pollutes the river but the water biodiversity present deep inside it. Thereby, it disturbs the environmental cycle. However, recycled wastewater reduces the number of pollutants from untreated water, and it protects biodiversity. Industries set up filtering plants to recycle wastewater and then release it into the water bodies. 

  • Minimize transportation expenditure of the wastewater

Accumulating wastewater and then transporting it to the other destination to release it means more capital flow. Thereby, industries will have to invest a huge amount in transporting the untreated water to other destinations. Also, it will count into the sewage water if released into some open land. Therefore, several government guidelines state that industries must set up in-house recycling plants to treat wastewater. Not only will it minimize the transportation cost, but it will also be useful for long term gain. Thereby, industries are indirectly saving nature and the biodiversity of the planet. 

  • Minimizing the operation cost

Many industries use freshwater to run their business operations. But, they have to spend a considerable amount of capital to meet daily demands. As mentioned above, setting up the in-house recycling plant will minimize the transportation cost. Also, it will reduce the operation cost because industries will be using recycling water multiple times. Searching for freshwater resources will require time and effort. So, it is best to set up an on-site water recycling plant and be an eco-warrior. 

  • Enhance sustainable development

Sustainable development is the term that nowadays most of us are hearing. Therefore, recycling wastewater will add more sustainability. Good quality water is helpful for future generations as well. It gives them a living dose to sustain and run their life for a longer time. So, it is advisable to recycle wastewater.

10 ways to conserve water from waste

  • Rain Water harvesting system
  • Water conserving ice maker to store it for long time.
  • Water can be conserved as to close the open tap.
  • Don't waste unnecessary water.
  • Use as much as low water.
  • Use toilet paper.
  • Use Hand sanitizer instead of hand wash.
  • Reuse the water in kitchen.
  • Use kitchen water for plantation.
  • Install a water alarm in your water storage.

The bottom line - Conclusion

Water is essential for living. From insects to human beings and plants, every living organism requires water to sustain itself. However, industrial development over the years leads to water pollution, which leads to a number of serious infections. Thereby, industrial wastewater adds to the pollution level that affects the environment. Hence, recycling wastewater is one of the effective solutions to save the environment and water bodies. It will minimize the pollution level and reduce the cost of arranging capital for the freshwater sources. Be an eco-warrior and save this nature!

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