It's Time To Reduce Water Consumption At Your Facility

March 5, 2013
Using lean manufacturing, kaizen improvement processes, Six Sigma projects, and 5S implementation can help manage water.

Ever since the late 1970s, when the first energy crisis hit the United States, manufacturing companies have been finding ways to reduce energy usage. More recently, to save even more money and become ever more “green,” they have been looking for ways to reduce water usage. In fact, for companies in some regions of the country, water is such as scarce resource that they are reducing water usage primarily for that reason.

There are a number of ways to effectively reduce water consumption:

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