Chinese textile companies adopt stringent water plan
As part of the Chinese government’s strategy to tackle water pollution, Changzhou National Hi-Tech District's Textile and Dyeing Industrial Park and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) are working together to promote a project called ‘innovation in water management’.
More than 300 manufacturers which operate from the park will adopt new production methods, including better management of water consumption, conservation, drainage and the reduction of pollution. A team of consultants is to advise these companies on water management and will evaluate the industrial park’s influence on the surrounding basin. The stated intention is to transform it into a ‘model’ area.
The Chinese government has issued a strict water resource management policy through its ‘Action Plan on Water Pollution Prevention and Treatment’. It has closed hundreds of factories across all sectors since the introduction of these revised controls in 2014.
This article was originally published on page 2 of the July/August 2015 issue of SATRA Bulletin.