Novel advanced zero liquid discharge and water reuse solutions for Indian textile industries from DuPont - Innovation @ E2Expo
Updated : December 2020
Growing concerns over increased consumption of freshwater by textile industries and challenges in the sustainable treatment of wastewater and their discharge have resulted in many companies exploring sustainable, cost effective zero liquid discharge and water reuse solutions.
DuPont, in this regard, has developed innovative, economical solutions such as reverse osmosis, ultra filtration and nano-filtration, with novel FilmTec Fortilife membrane products which offers zero liquid discharge at reduced energy and cost. Its solutions enable system designers to achieve efficient, reliable and high recovery systems for large scale facilities.
Compared to conventional membranes, Fortilife membranes are more sturdy, offering extra fouling resistance technique to help tackle various problems related to wastewater from textile industries.
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Zero liquid discharge assists in significantly minimizing the need for freshwater during the process as well as the negative impacts from discharging the hazardous wastewater. Low energy consumption results in both environmental and economic benefits. The company has also tested its solutions in several textile industries - Reliance and other industries from the regions of Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.
The company featured its innovative water solutions at the IFAT 2019, a leading trade fair for environmental technologies.