Under draft regulation published by Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate change dated 3.2.2020, govt. of India proposes to ban use of RO system in domestic use where piped water supplied is meeting drinking water standard of BIS 10500:2012. To prevent water wastage and health benefits loss due to excess removal of essential minerals from drinking and cooking water.
Further for commercial and Industrial use of RO System (Membrane based water purification system) the draft has specific guidelines.
Refer the attached Notification for further information.
- Industry needs to monitor the recovery efficiency of permeates with compliance of greater than 60% by 2021
- This is a step to stop unnecessary wastage of good water.
- Bring in efficiency and awareness towards climate change and effective utilization of resources.