Manufacturing

Most products require significant volumes of water to manufacture however this water can often be of lower quality than drinking water. High water using industries within the manufacturing sector include the food and tobacco industries, metals manufacturing and the pulp and paper manufacturing industries.

High water uses suitable for alternative water supply in these industries include:

 Process water;

Product cleaning;

Plant wash and cooling; and

Cooling tower make-up water.
 
 
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