The textile industry alone utilizes around 28.8 billion litres of ground water, which is around 0.1% of present total water potential, and 1% of present water demand of the state of Tamil Nadu. Heavy utilization of ground water has severely depleted the ground water table in Karur. Presently, the water needs of the textile wet processing industries are met by the supply of water through from open and bore wells. In the past 2-3 years, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control board has closed 350 dyeing Units all over Tamil Nadu in order to stop water pollution in the state.
At Atlas, we understand the implications of dyeing process on the plant and hence, we’re deploying an effluent detox plant.