WABAG to leverage on advanced technologies in post-COVID world

Rajiv Mittal, MD & CEO of VA Tech WABAG
VA TECH WABAG LIMITED (‘WABAG’), a leading Pure Play Water Technology Indian Multinational, with business spread across varied geographies, has shared their focus on pioneering and providing sustainable technology led innovations that are helping in treating and extending the life span of usage of the most important resource “Water”.

Post COVID, water has become an extreme focus area not only in India but across the world. The heightened sense of hygiene due to the pandemic has resulted in an increase in water consumption in a first. Water joined gold, oil and other commodities traded on Wall Street, highlighting the fact that the life-sustaining natural resource may become scarcer across the world. The focus on water crisis and conservation and the Governments spending through various schemes and policies to meet the ever growing demand for water presents a huge opportunity for VA Tech WABAG for future business.

The company has state-of-the-art Research and Development centers that have developed advanced technologies to treat wastewater which can directly be used as water of potable grade.

Rajiv Mittal, MD & CEO of VA Tech WABAG, said, “To tackle the water related challenges, WABAG has been successful in pioneering removal of micro pollutant sand has also licensed and worked upon the NEREDA® technology which will play a significant role in wastewater treatment in the future.”

Rajneesh Chopra, Global Head – Business Development, said, “We have been an active contributor to the SDG 6 Goal, (Sustainable Development Goals) by UN (United Nations) which is to ‘Ensure availability of sustainable management for water and sanitation to all by 2030’. And we see immense opportunities in sustainable management of water resources and access to safe water and sanitation since it is essential for unlocking economic growth and productivity.”

He added, “Our innovative technologies and processes not only enhance effectiveness of renewable resources but also reduce adverse environmental impact. We have been progressively increasing the use of clean and green technologies, reducing pollution through deployment of superior design, operation, and maintenance processes and through energy efficient alternatives leading to environmental conservation and cost optimization”.

The company has been able to ensure 100% resource recovery and utilization out of waste water treatment. The by products are being utilized to render the facilities self-sustainable and eco-friendly.

The Governments initiatives like Enhanced Focus on Recycle and Reuse of water for Industries & Irrigation, Water Desalination Plants – Leveraging its 7800-km long coastline to help tackle acute water shortage in certain states, Jal Jeevan Mission –Har Ghar Nal se Jal and River Rejuvenation Model are big opportunities for a company like WABAG.

With its complete range of technological solutions & more than 95 years’ experience, WABAG is a perfect one-stop service provider for water treatment. These services extend right from the treatment of drinking water, sewage, Industrial effluent, Water recycling, sludge and desalination for both its municipal and industrial clients.
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