ISO 46001 WATER EFFICIENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS - REQUIREMENTS WITH GUIDANCE FOR USE

ISO 46001: 2019, Water efficiency management systems - Requirements with guidance for use, which could assist organizations in all sizes and sectors to increase water efficiency with water use review, performance evaluation, and implement and improvement of significant water use management.
ISO 46001 WATER EFFICIENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS - REQUIREMENTS WITH GUIDANCE FOR USE

 

Introduction

Achieving better water efficiency performance requires organizational commitment to a systematic approach and to the achievement of continual improvement in water use through a water efficiency management system. ISO 46001: 2019, Water efficiency management systems - Requirements with guidance for use, has been developed to assist organizations in all sizes and sectors to increase water efficiency with water use review, performance evaluation, and implement and improvement of significant water use management. Using this standard, an organization can increase water efficiency and decrease cost through the establishment of objectives, targets, action plans, performance indicators and baselines, monitoring and data analysis, periodic performance examination and review programs, and the method of reduce, replace and reuse.

 

ISO 46001 Requirement

  • Understanding of requirements and expectations from stakeholders
  • Leadership and promises of management
  • Clarification of character, obligation and authority in water management organization
  • Plan and implementation of water performance objectives and programs
  • Water use review (water balance) and identification of significant water use activities and functions
  • Water performance indicators and establishment of baselines
  • Operational plan and control of significant water use
  • Monitoring and data analysis of water performance
  • Internal audit and management review

 

Benefits

  • Active management of hidden risk for sustainable operation
  • Demonstration of concrete CSR actions and performance
  • Fulfillment of external stakeholder requirement and expectation
  • Assistant of water management, water demand improvement and lower cost
  • Understanding and improving of water use in the company
  • Process of periodic review, and opportunity to improve water efficiency

 

Applicable to:

  • Companies of all sizes and from all sectors that use water and :
    • wish to achieve effective water use with a systematic approach and continuously improve water efficiency
    • wish to respond stakeholder requirements on water efficiency improvement
    • wish to demonstrate water-related risk management capability of the organization
  • Optoelectronic Semiconductor Industry, Petrochemical Industry, Basic Metal Manufacturing Industry, Pulp and paper industry, Textile Industry, Electronics Industry, etc.

 

Certification Process

With Certification application questionnaire received, SGS will assign a sales manager to assist corporate with the following:

  • Gap Analysis audit (Optional):
    • Comparing and analyzing current status of water management in the company with ISO 46001 requirements
  • Formal Audit for the first year, processes in 2 stages
    • 1st Stage: Understanding and reviewing of certification preparation, ISO 46001 related documents and the scope for certificate
    • 2nd Stage: Onsite evidence collecting and certification in accordance with requirements from ISO 46001, interested bodies& stakeholders and company’s internal documents
  • Certification Cycle
    • Certificate will be issued after audit process of the 1st year, which valid for 3 years and needed to process annual audit in order to assure the maintenance of management system and continuous improvement of performance

 

SGS Services

  • ISO 46001 Certification
  • ISO 46001 Gap Audit
  • Measurement and Verification of Water Saving Performance

 

Training services

  • ISO 46001 Standard Introduction (1 day)
  • ISO 46001 Internal Audit Course (2 days)
  • ISO 46001 Leader Audit Course (5 days)
  • Measurement and Verification of Water Saving Performance (1 day)
  • Water Balance Chart (0.5 days)
  • Customized Courses, please contact: 02-2299-3279 #1243

 

Advantages of adopting ISO 46001 for companies already with ISO 50001 certification:

  • Same management department
  • Similar framework and process
  • Easier to adopt ISO 46001 with experience with ISO 50001
  • Integrated audits save time and money

 

ISO 46001 may be integrated with:

  • Corporate Responsibility Report (CSR/ESG)
  • ISO 50001 Energy Management System
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management System
  • ISO 14046 Water Footprint

 

Welcome to contact with our sales manager or product manager to learn more information.

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