Water Conservation

Managing water resources efficiently

Managing water resources efficiently

“By bringing TÜV SÜD’s extensive expertise to our operations and helping to ensure the safety and quality of onboard drinking water supplies, we’ve been able to give greater attention to deploying advanced technologies in support of our customers.” 

Dr. Björn Seibold, Manager of Lufthansa Technik’s Laboratory Service

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Our service portfolio helps organisations meet their water conservation goals, enhance water efficiency, and provide testing and verification against relevant certification and safety standards. Explore our service areas below to learn more. If you are looking for a specific service not currently listed, please contact our team directly.

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Freshwater is an essential natural resource on our planet. As living standards rise, demand for water increases in tandem. However, water supplies are decreasing due to a reduction in water quality and climate change. The United Nations predicts that 5 billion people may experience water shortage by 20501. Insufficient water supply is a global crisis that requires immediate and long-term actions. It is vital to take an integrated, sustainable approach by considering the world's water cycle, managing water efficiently and focusing on achieving net water positivity.  

Water scarcity poses a substantive risk to businesses. Manufacturers and operators are under pressure to cut down water usage, reduce their impact on the environment, upgrade water-intensive equipment, improve the quality, cost efficiency and resource efficiency of their production processes. By deploying innovative methods and technology, implementing best practices, and adhering to national and international quality standards, organisations can increase their water efficiency and resilience while promoting sustainability. 

TÜV SÜD's technical services help to reduce risks and reliance on water resources whilst providing comparability and transparency in sustainability management. For close to 160 years, sustainability has been and remains a core guiding principle of TÜV SÜD. Today, we aim to drive Net Positive Water Impact (NPWI) through integrated water management solutions, building water-resilient value chains, supporting our customers' organisational values and achieving their sustainability goals.




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A global network of expertise 

TÜV SÜD's offices, laboratories and experts are located in over 1,000 global locations. Our worldwide network of experts have experience in a wide range of industries and understand the business challenges surrounding carbon management. Our active participation in global sustainability initiatives, alongside ISO 46001 and European Water Stewardship (EWS) accreditations, enhances our breadth of skills to offer our customers the best-in-class support, while maintaining third-party independence and impartiality.  


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Vast sustainability experience 

By bringing in TÜV SÜD’s technical expertise and testing facilities, as well as local market knowledge, we are helping to shape the future of sustainability standards on a global scale and can support our customers to anticipate changes to regulations and standards, ensuring that their business practices remain up to date. 


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To meet the requirements of the growing number of water quality regulations, organisations are faced with the challenge of closing data gaps within the organisation and throughout its supply chain, We support our customers through the entire water management chain, ensuring that they can meet regulations and standards each and every time. 


Our experts have curated relevant content on water conservation. Find out more about our perspectives in our Related Resources below.


[1] Water shortages could affect 5bn people by 2050, UN report warns | Water | The Guardian


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