As World Water Day approaches on Sunday, March 22, GE Power & Water asks the question, “Have you ever stopped to think about water?” As a fluid handling industry professional, your answer is most likely a resounding “yes!” The measurement, containment and control of water is likely something you think of often, if not daily, in your business operations. Water is used for many of the processes you handle from chemical, to oil & gas, to pharmaceutical, to pulp & paper, and more.

As industry increasingly becomes driven to implement water reuse strategies, you just might be the one at your plant responsible for finding innovative ways to cut down on wated waste. No matter how much we think we know about the various ways water is used and stored throuhgout the world, the following infographic from GE Power & Water gives us some interesting facts to consider on this World Water Day. And in case you aren’t familiar with WWD, since 1993, March 22 has been designated by the United Nations as a day to celebrate water. It’s a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water-related issues. It’s a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future. See more here.