Water Audit

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Water Audit Consultants in India | Consultivo comprehensive water auditing projects help you with better water efficiency solutions and cost savings. Supporting you to meet internal policies, legal obligations, water sustainability commitments and Sustainability/ESG reporting.

Water is a critical natural resource with a very high strategic importance to the business.

Water audit

Qualitative and quantitative analysis of water consumption. It helps in analysing risk and opportunities associated with water to manage water efficiency as part of the sustainability strategy.

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What do you get through a comprehensive water audit?

Understanding the water consumption pattern of the facility (within the fence) and a detailed water balance diagram and water mapping
Identification of major areas of potential water savings.
Compliance check against applicable legal requirements.
Recommendations and identification of strategies.
Awareness/sensitization session on water conservation customised to your facility.
Inputs for disclosure: Alignment with GRI 303 indicators and SDG 6, 13, 14.

Types of Water Audit

Our water audits and water management services include:

  • Building water audits
  • Industrial water audits

Water Audit Methodology

There are various methodologies available globally for water audits. Consultivo team can use any of the globally accredited methodologies as per the requirements of your industry and organisation. The standard methodology prescribed by the American Water Works Association is generally adopted for the audit in absence of any specific requirements. The water balance of the facility is developed accordingly.

The “General Guidelines for Water Audit project & Water Conservation” have been prepared as conceptual guidelines to cover broadly three main sectors of water use viz. irrigation, domestic and industrial. The aims and objectives of these guidelines are to introduce, standardize and popularize the water audit system for conservation of water in all sectors of water use and improve the water use efficiency.

A water auditing methodology can also be custom built to suit your requirement.

The water consumption pattern was obtained through field visits, measurements, interviews and analysis of available data.

Water audits are conducted in a multi-stage approach keeping in mind both short-term and long-term sustainable water management solutions.

Step 1: Initial inventory

Gather data such as maps showing locations and equipment where water is used, water demand and consumption data, equipment manuals and pipeline layout drawings for any water audit project

Step 2: The Water Withdrawal and Use Inventory

Step 3: Water Auditing

      • Metering system
      • Flow measurement
      • Leak detection
      • Loss estimation

Step 4: Water Balance

Step 5: Audit recommendation

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Reduce: Employ new processes and change behaviour to reduce water consumption in our plants whilst achieving the same high quality of the product.

Reuse: Collect wastewater streams within facilities and re-use appropriately.

Recycle: Investigate & employ new technologies to recycle later for appropriate use within the plant.

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Consultivo Water Management Services include water audit, water foot printing, water efficiency projets and follow an integrated approach to water resources and satisfy socio-economic, environmental, sustainability and multi-sectoral water demands.

Consultivo is one of the leading water audit agencies in India.


We work with 100+ Global Sustainability Standards

and developed a number of Codes & Standards on Environmental Protection, Safety, Social Accountability & Business Ethics. Extensive and decade long Sustainability Advisory exposures helped us to gather more experiences on National/International Codes, Standards and legal requirements.

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The reasons for a water audit

Water audit improves the distribution system, spots problems and risk areas and therefore builds a better understanding of water handling system right from the source to disposal/treatment.

Leak detection programs, which is also a component of water auditing projects, help in minimizing leakages and tackling small problems before they become major ones. Water audits have the potential to

  • Reduce water losses
  • Improve financial performance
  • Improve reliability of supply system
  • Enhance knowledge of the distribution system
  • Increase efficiency in the use of existing supplies
  • Create Better safeguard to public health and property
  • Improve public relations
  • Reduce legal liability, and reduced disruption

Being one of the practicing Water Audit Agencies in India, Consultivo provides complete water sustainability related solutions including water efficiency projects, water footprint, water balancing and water related disclosure and reporting.

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Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) criteria of categorization of industrial sectors based on the Pollution Index which is a function of the emissions (air pollutants), effluents (water pollutants), hazardous wastes generated and consumption of resources:

Category I: Chlor-Alkali, Fertilizer, Ferrous & Nonferrous (Integrated Plants), Pulp & Paper, Textiles, Petrochemical, Oil Refineries

Category II: Automobile, Power, Cement, Sugar, Paint, Airport, Hotels (Large), Pharmaceutical, Distilleries (Alcoholic beverages), Mines

Category III: Engineering, Cigarette, Buildings, Food and Food Processing, FMCG, Tyre Manufacturing, Potable Alcohol Blending, Non-Alcoholic Beverages (soft drinks)

Consultivo, being one of the practicing water auditing and water sustainability consulting firm, helps all category of industries.

Consultivo and Water Audit

Being one of the practicing Water Audit Agencies in India, Consultivo provides complete water sustainability related solutions including water audit project, water efficiency project, water footprint, water balancing and water related disclosure and reporting.

Consultivo is one of the leading ESG and Sustainability Consultants in India with global experience and expertise in the areas of Carbon Footprint, Water Audit, Water Footprint, GRI based Sustainability Reporting, ESG Gap Assessment and ESG Reporting, BRSR Reporting and many more.


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