We installed a brackish water supply point to use for cooling water instead of scheme which was completed in January 2014 and could potentially save 31,500 kilolitres of scheme water per year.

Key achievements

  • 31,500 kL saved per year
  • $60,000 in savings per year
  • 3 month payback

Why we acted

"In keeping with the company's commitment to being a global leader in corporate sustainability we implement innovative technologies and practices to preserve scarce resources including reducing water consumption per unit of production" Tronox.

Tronox is a fully integrated titanium minerals producer and manufacturer.

At our operations in Western Australia we extract and process rich mineral sands into a range of valuable products including ilmenite, zircon, rutile and titanium dioxide pigment that are exported to international markets.

As part of the Tronox values and behaviours we take responsibility for sustainability and environmental stewardship and encourage a culture of continuous improvement

How we did it

  • Build-up of water saving consciousness within staff.
  • Facilitated the change by liaising with the planning and maintenance teams.
  • Water Corporation stickers and posters.

What we are doing now

  • Annual Water Efficiency Management Plan updates.
  • Feasibility assessments of identified projects.
  • Inclusion into business plan to ensure available resources.
  • Tronox values and behaviours.