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Here’s how the use of water in everyday life takes place in different industries. Also mentioned are the ways in which the different industries can reduce their consumption of water in different processes:

1Food Processors-

The main use of water in the food processing industries include washing and sanitation, cooling and heating and a lot of other tertiary functions. In order to conserve water in this industry, the water must be reused in other processes, like rinsing water can be used in cooling towers. Machines and other units must be water-efficient in order that the consumption is less. Cooling towers must be modified in such a way that they recycle and reuse the water. Whenever and wherever possible, recycle water.

2Hotels and Motels-

The hospitality industry makes use of a lot of water for functions such as laundry, food preparation, cooling and heating, and to a small extent, mostly, for landscaping. In order to conserve water in this industry, there must be installation of ultra low-flush toilets, low-flow shower heads, and faucet aerator. There must be water recycling plants in order to make use of used water to an optimum best. The most water in a hotel or a motel is used in its restrooms. Hence, if the amount of water wasted here is least, it would mean a big saving of water.

Computers and Electronics Manufacturers-

The main use of water in this industry is by the circuit board and the electroplating industry. The main function of water here is that of rinsing. Besides, the rinsing of silicon wafers also requires a lot of water to be used. While the consumption of water is high, methods of reducing it are comparatively few. The two step that can be undertaken are the reducing of wastage in water, and also its proper recycling.s

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