Why is this Important?
Electricity generation, particularly water in cooling system of power plants, relies on water resources, Water management is therefore one of the main priority issues of interest of EGCO Group which is monitored on a continuous basis. EGCO Group is determined to use water resources efficiently and at the same time safely discharge the effluent from its operation in order to prevent any impacts on the environment and communities surrounding its operational sites, as well as working in strict compliance with relevant regulations and legal requirements.
Sustainable Water Target
Long Term Target
Integrated Water Management
[GRI 303-1, 303-2]
Water management within the organization is incompliance with EGCO Group’s environmental policy and follows 3R Principles that is Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle
To enhance water management to its highest efficiency and reduce raw water consumption within the organization to a minimum. Effluent has been reused for several purposes for example, watering plants, spraying for exhaust temperature reduction, cleaning the road or spraying on the road to control dust dispersion. Effluent quality has been monitored regularly to ensure compliance with local standards at each particular site before being discharged to the environment.
EGCO Group has monitored and analyzed water situations continuously and followed water risk management guidelines to reduce and relieve any potential risk to ensure the continuity of power plant operation as summarized below.