Water Supply Treatment Sustainability of Panching Water Supply Treatment Process - Water Footprint Approach

Edriyana A. Aziz, Marlinda Abdul Malek, Syazwan N. Moni, Nabil F. Zulkifli, Iqmal H. Hadi

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Abstract

In many parts of the world, freshwater is scarce and overexploited. The purpose of this study is to determine the water footprint of Water Supply Treatment Process (WSTP) at Panching Water Treatment Plant (WTP) as well as to identify the sustainability of the Sg. Kuantan as an intake resource due to the effect of land use development. The total water footprint (WF) will be calculated by using WF accounting manual. The results obtained shows that the water intake resource is still available but it is believed that it will not be able to cope with the increasing WF. The increment of water demand percentage by 1.8% from 2015 to 2016 has increased 11 times higher of the water footprint percentage, 19.9%. This result shows that the water consumption during the water supply treatment process is two times higher than the demand thus it shows the inefficient of the water management.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012028
JournalIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Volume318
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2018
EventMalaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology 2017, MUCET 2017 - Penang, Malaysia
Duration: 06 Dec 201707 Dec 2017

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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