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Park Inn Hotel saves water as part of CSR

Oman: Thursday, December 03 - 2009 @ 12:58

Water saving devices or retrofits are eco-friendly devices designed to save huge amounts of water in any location where there are taps, wash basins, sprayers, toilets and other water outlets. These devices when fitted to standard water outlets provide water saving of up to 60%. A variety of water saving types give establishment owners the option of selecting the most appropriate water flow for their water outlet to address their need.

Park Inn Hotel General Manager Mr. Francois Galoisy said, “One of our priorities at the Park Inn is to adopt cost-saving green practices that are non-intrusive, high quality and eco friendly. The efficient technologies we have effectively incorporated lower water consumption without reduction in customer

Park Inn Hotel Chief Engineer Mr. Sushant Pawar said, “It’s a one more contribution from Park Inn Muscat towards the “Save Environment” programme. We hope other industries will also contribute to do so because together we can and we will make a difference.”

Mr. Ahmed Al Sabahi, CEO of Al Majal, said:

“We congratulate Park Inn for this initiative which clearly shows their sincerity and drive towards sustainability by addressing the water challenge. This will provide not only monetary benefits for the establishment, it will also contribute to environmental protection. We urge other companies to pursue water saving as part of their corporate social responsibility in order to contribute to the country’s growth and development.”

Study shows that as much as 40% could be saved from showerheads, 50% from taps and 30% from WC flushes when retrofitted with these devices. The investment in these devices is greatly outweighed by the monetary and environmental benefits.

The water saving devices were developed to achieve balanced relationship between conserving water and ensuring maximum user convenience. These aerators are designed to have a pressure sensitive membrane that decreases incoming water pressure while drawing in much more air than conventional aerators leading to a gentler and evenly distributed flow.

Al Majal, based in Seeb, is currently conducting free water audits in major establishments including the trial installation of water saving devices and waterless urinals. These initiatives are part of a soon to be launched water saving campaign of Al Majal. Park inn is one of the first establishments to support its water saving initiative.

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