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PROMOTING WATER USE EFFICIENCY ACROSS URBAN SECTOR TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE Introduction One of the present mandates

of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is to promote water use efficiency in multiple sectors like industry, building and municipality in order to address the climate change in near future. Water is considered as one of the key components to be handled prudently under the climate change program and demands special attention. Under this backdrop Water Analysis, Innovations and Systems Program (WAISP), an initiative funded by USAID was launched in India. It has two integrated components, namely: 1. A broad-based water sector assessment to guide potential USAID/India investment in the long-term scenario. 2. Undertaking field level activities pertaining to information management, analysis, decision support and planning frameworks linking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activities and constraints with climate change adaptation and food security objectives. To implement the program on ground, USAID has appointed Confederation of Indian Industry Triveni Water Institute and Development Alternatives Inc (DAI) as the implementation partners. The project is being implemented in three cities Jaipur, Faridabad and Pune. Objective of the program To promote Water Use Efficiency across Urban Sector to Address Climate Change Role of CII Triveni Water Institute 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Promoting Water Use Efficiency in Industry Promoting Water use efficiency in Commercial Buildings /Government Buildings Pre-feasibility study for utilizing municipal sewage in adjacent industry clusters Identification of water saving technologies in industry, building and municipality Information Dissemination and Capacity Building through workshops, training program and an international conference.

Benefits of the project: 1. Sensitizing the industry and builders on water use efficiency to achieve 20% water use efficiency by 2017 (In line with National Water Mission, Ministry of Water Resources). 2. Facilitating reuse of municipal wastewater in industry and develop an industrymunicipality interface 3. Identification of implementable projects supporting reuse of domestic wastewater across the city 4. Capacity building & awareness of the key stakeholders in the city to pursue implementation of the identified projects

THE PROPOSED COCEPT

The Challenge Adaption to Climate Change through appropriate measure to mitigate risk to food security and general health of community

The Response (One of the several responses possible) Enhancing water use efficiency through 3Rs principles Creating Water Smart Cities

REDUCE Water Efficient Buildings Water efficient process in industry

REUSE Reuse of treated municipal wastewater in industry and other low end applications within the city

RECYCLE Recycle of grey water in buildings Recycle of effluents in industry

FOCUSSED AREAS Study of water interface between industry and municipality Water management in commercial buildings / Govt Buildings Water management in industry and industry clusters Broad water savings opportunities in the city Identification of technologies addressing the water use efficiency process

IMPLEMENTATION CII Triveni Water Institute will implement the program in Jaipur, Faridabad & Pune

ACTION PLAN ENVISAGED

Pre-Feasibility Report on reuse of municipal wastewater in adjacent industry units

Water Audit in industry and select industry clusters

Water Audit in select commercial and Govt buildings

Identification of broad water saving projects in industry, building and municipality

Identification of business opportunities for 25-30 innovative water technologies and potential PPP Project Concept in Municipal Wastewater Recycling in Industry.