Clariant sets up water treatment plant in Bonthapally

Clariant, a specialty chemical company, has inaugurated a Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) at the Industrial and Consumer Specialties (ICS) site in Bonthapally, Telangana. The plant has the capacity to treat 300 kilolitres of waste water per day.

27 Sep 2019 | By Abhishek Muralidharan

The plant has the capacity to treat 300 kilolitres of waste water per day

Adnan Ahmad, region head, Clariant India, said, “This investment in the WWTP marks another milestone in Clariant’s commitment towards sustainable business in India, one of its strategic growth markets. We are pursuing a dedicated strategy aimed at increasing and sharpening the focus on BU Industrial and Consumer Specialties in India.”

The WWTP enables purification and removal of contamination at various stages. The process begins with the biological treatment of effluents, followed by ultra-filtration, reverse osmosis, multiple evaporation techniques, and agitated thin film drying.

Atul Sharma, head of operations, BU ICS, Bonthapally, said, “The new WWTP is in line with our focus to uphold a greener economy. Through the treatment plant, we have reiterated the values we stand for.”

According to Clariant, the treated water will be potable as per World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

The Bonthapally site has been awarded a three-star rating in recognition of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) practices in the CII-SR EHS Excellence Awards for the year 2018. It also has the Cosmetic GMP certification that helps meet customer expectations and ensures the deliverance of quality products and production standards in line with European Union (EU) guidelines.