Water efficiency can be measured at industrial plants with a water flow diagram or water balance to show sources and use of water. Water is a ubiquitous resource yet one of the most important substances on earth. All plants and animals must have water to survive. Without water there would be no life on earth.
Water is of strategic importance to the food industry; necessary in agriculture to grow crops to produce food and as an ingredient in making food products.
Water use is often overlooked as an input cost to be managed because of water’s ubiquity and relatively low cost. Read more