In 2019, we established a new Water Policy which focuses on reducing our water consumption intensity. Pursuant to this policy, we aim to design and implement efficient water management measures across our operations and encourage our employees and tenants to consume water responsibly, among other action items.
Several of our properties have grey water treatment and recycling systems in place. INDIGO’s system collects and treats wastewater and rainwater for toilet flushing and plant irrigation. INDIGO is also planning to build a sewage water recycling system that can substantially reduce the amount of pollutants in wastewater before being discharged into municipal drains. The system will also save an estimated 85,000 tonnes of water annually.
One Taikoo Place also has a rainwater collection system which collects recycled rainwater for irrigating the gardens and green spaces at Taikoo Square and One Taikoo Place.
At Taikoo Hui in Guangzhou, we retrofitted the bathrooms to introduce a variety of features which aim to reduce water consumption: