Sustainability Initiatives

Sustainability Initiatives

The 17 goals established by the United Nations provide a guiding framework for organizations to develop strategies to achieve the outlined goals. Read more about the UN Sustainable goals here.
Whilst all goals are important and interrelated, Clear Water Solutions focuses primarily on the six below goals:

Rooftop Solar - DIC

Al Shirawi Equipment Co is pleased to announce that our Dubai Industrial City branch operates entirely powered by solar energy. The rooftop Solar panels operate at 1.8MW and create 3 million units of solar energy per year (7-8 hours per day). We intend to save 2.3 million kgs of CO2 per year entering the environment by encouraging the use of sustainable energy resources, which will save the carbon generated by 458 automobiles per year or the electricity used by 359 houses per year.

Rooftop Solar – Al Quoz

Al Shirawi Equipment Co Al Quoz branch has been operating on 70% solar energy produced by solar panels. The rooftop solar panels have a capacity of 1.3MW and generate 2 million units of solar energy per year. (7-8 hours per day). This upgrade avoids 1.6 million kgs of CO2 per year from entering the environment by promoting the use of sustainable energy supplies, which will save the carbon generated by 330 automobiles per year or the electricity used by 258 houses per year.

Grey Water Treatment & Reuse

Grey water is a sustainable solution for reducing water usage within households. By reusing grey water, households can decrease their demand for fresh water and reduce their overall water footprint. Additionally, using grey water for non-potable purposes such as watering plants and flushing toilets can also help to conserve water resources and reduce the amount of wastewater that is released into the environment. This can have a positive impact on local ecosystems and reduce the energy and resources needed to treat and distribute fresh water.

Air-O-Water Atmospheric Drinking Water Generator

This technology produces drinking water from humidity in the air, making it a sustainable solution for communities and organisations. With only an electricity connection required, it is an affordable and accessible alternative to bottled water. The water is free from bacteria and viruses, thanks to ozone disinfection, and minerals are added to benefit the body. Available in sizes ranging from 100 to 3000 litres per day, it can be customised to meet various needs. Development of a solar-powered system and collaboration with a reputed Indian company further demonstrate a commitment to sustainability. This innovation promotes sustainability by reducing plastic waste, minimising carbon footprint, and ensuring access to safe and affordable drinking water.

Aqua Life Sea Water RO with Energy Recovery Device

The Aqua life Sea Water RO system with Energy Recovery Device produces 5 to 100 cubic metres of freshwater per day. Its Energy Recovery Turbine reuses energy from rejected pressure, resulting in 65% power savings. This technology provides a sustainable solution to address water scarcity and reduce carbon emissions, promoting access to clean water and a more sustainable future. As the world continues to face challenges related to climate change and water scarcity, innovations like this will play an increasingly vital role in building a more sustainable future.

Chlor Generators Sea Water & Salt Brine Electro Chlorinator

The Chlor Generators Sea Water and Salt Brine Electro Chlorinator is a revolutionary technology that demonstrates how innovation can promote sustainability. The system is capable of producing dilute "Clorox" (Hypo) hypochlorite disinfectant from seawater (2000 ppm Cl2) and salt (8000 ppm Cl2), eliminating the need for transporting dangerous goods and minimizing overall carbon footprint.By producing hypochlorite disinfectant on-site, the Chlor Generators Sea Water and Salt Brine Electro Chlorinator eliminates the need for transportation of potentially hazardous materials, reducing the risks associated with transportation accidents and spills. Moreover, the system minimizes overall carbon footprint by reducing the energy and resources required to transport and produce disinfectants.

Caribbean Clear Copper Silver Ionisation

The Caribbean Clear Copper Silver Ionisation system is a cutting-edge technology that offers an environmentally friendly solution to water treatment. Using an electrolysis process, the system introduces positively charged copper and silver ions into the water supply, which bind to the negative cell walls of bacteria. This process breaks down the proteins in the cell wall, effectively killing the bacteria without the need for additional chemicals. The system demonstrates how innovation can promote sustainability in the water treatment industry. By providing a non-chemical alternative 9 to traditional water treatment methods, the system reduces the use of harmful chemicals and their impact on the environment. It is a safe, efficient, and eco-friendly solution that showcases how technology can contribute to building a more sustainable future.

RA Heat Zero Liquid Discharge

The RA Heat Zero Liquid Discharge system is a sustainable solution for recovering potable water from high salt content waters and wastewaters. The system is based on a renewable energy solar thermal energy process, which uses the principle of multiple effect distillation. At low pressure, water boils and produces steam at a lower temperature than 100 degrees Celsius. This steam is then condensed to produce potable water, while the remaining salt crystals are collected as a by-product.It uses renewable energy, solar thermal energy process, and multiple effect distillation to reduce energy consumption and minimize waste. The system is capable of producing potable water and salt crystals as a by-product, demonstrating how innovation can contribute to building a more sustainable future in the water treatment industry.

Arges Solar Sludge Dryer

The Arges Solar Sludge Dryer is a sustainable solution for the drying and disposal of sewage sludge. The system uses the greenhouse effect to dry dewatered sludge to a dry solid content of 15-28%. The drying process is mainly accomplished through solar heating and ventilation, which helps maintain humidity. The dried sludge can then be disposed of in several environmentally-friendly ways, including being added to a landfill, applied to agricultural cropland as fertilizer, or bagged with other materials as "biosolid compost" for use in agriculture and landscaping. This innovative technology helps to reduce waste and minimize the environmental impact of sewage sludge disposal while also providing useful products that can benefit agriculture and the environment.

Vehicle Wash Water Treatment

The Vehicle Wash Water Treatment system is a sustainable solution for handling the wastewater generated during the cleaning of vehicles. The system is capable of removing oil, grease, and suspended solids from the wastewater, making it suitable for discharge to the sewer system. However, when combined with other modules like the IFS Influent Feed System, PSM Pressurized Supply Module, Super Aerator, EnBio treatment system, and Sludge Handling Filter, it becomes a recycle and reuse system. This enables the treated water to be reused in the vehicle washing process, reducing the amount of freshwater needed for cleaning and minimizing wastewater generation. The system demonstrates how innovative wastewater treatment technologies can contribute to building a more sustainable future by conserving water resources and minimizing pollution.

DIC Facilities Sewage Treatment

The sewage treatment facility at DIC office is a sustainable solution for managing sewage generated in the office facilities. The system is designed to handle toilet waste, wash basin water, pantry waste, and general drains. It uses a green technology approach, utilizing pebbles, gravel, and plant roots to filter and treat the sewage. The treated water can then be reused for non-potable purposes, reducing the demand for freshwater and minimizing the discharge of wastewater into the environment. This approach to sewage treatment showcases how sustainable solutions can be implemented in a variety of settings, including office buildings, to minimize environmental impact and promote resource conservation.

Food Composting Machine

The Food Composting Machine is an innovative solution for handling organic waste generated in residential and office settings. The machine segregates the waste into organic and inorganic components, with the former including kitchen and garden waste. The organic waste is then fed into the machine, where it is shredded and subjected to a biological treatment process using bio-culture. This process results in the production of compost that can be used as a natural fertilizer in gardens and for landscaping purposes. The machine is noiseless, odourless, and maintenance-free, making it a convenient and eco-friendly solution for waste management. By composting organic waste, this technology helps to reduce the volume of waste sent to landfills, minimise greenhouse gas emissions, and promote sustainable practices in the community.

Glass Water Bottles

In an effort to reduce plastic waste and promote sustainability, the Aseco office has made the decision to discontinue the use of PET bottles, which are single-use plastic bottles. Instead, they have switched to using glass water bottles. This move not only reduces the amount of plastic waste generated by the office but also helps to minimize the environmental impact of plastic production. According to studies, the production of PET bottles generates 100 times more toxic emissions to air and water than making the same size bottle out of glass. By switching to glass bottles, Aseco is taking a step towards building a more sustainable future and reducing their carbon footprint.

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