CHC Group provides comprehensive water treatment services of reclaimed water treatment, wastewater treatment, and water purification processing, dedicating itself for Taiwan’s water resource sustainability development and environmental protection. Meanwhile, the Group actively holds knowledge exchange sessions between industry peers, governmental departments, and academia. Through education on wastewater treatment, showcasing wastewater treatment and reclaimed water treatment techniques, and sharing of water treatment experience, the Group also show effort of training environmental engineers. Experimental sessions for younger students not only promote the importance of water resource but also enrich students’ knowledge and understanding for Taiwan’s sustainable development in water resource. Public touring sessions led by volunteers allow the public to understand the current status, technologies, and trend of water resource; this also shows the Group’s dedication for environmental education in water resource. These related sessions serviced 1,854 people in 2021, and has serviced 9,339 people since 2019.
Accumulated Environmental Education Serviced by CHC Group
Fengshan Water Resource Center
The Group’s Fengshan Water Resource Center is one of the six wastewater treatment pilot plant, with an average of 109.6 thousand tons of wastewater processed daily and capacity of 130 thousand tons. The plant services Fengshan, Daliao, and Niaosong districts, covering 98,284 household in wastewater treatment, ensuring a clean and smell-less Fengshan River to the public. Fengshan Water Resource Center is also the first reclaimed water BTO project to begin operation in Taiwan, supplying 45 thousand CMD of reclaimed water daily for Linhai Industrial Park. This increase the dependability and flexibility in water resource deployment, and has become a solid backup for industrial need especially under potential climate risks. Fengshan Water Resource Center marks an important milestone for water resource circulation in Taiwan.
The landscape planning of the Fengshan Water Resource Center surrounded with wetland park and river corridor creates a place where water resources, environment, and ecology can flourish together. It is the first educational park in Taiwan with reclaimed water as the main theme, and has received Environmental Education Facility Certification in 2020. In order to promote the importance of water resources conservation, a "Water Science and Technology Education Hall" has been set up in the park, which combines sound and lighting technology to enhance public’s awareness in preserving every drop of water. Environmental education conference and strategic alliance info session, partnering with other education facilities, also enrich the content for environmental education. On the other hand, Fengshan Water Resource Center actively promotes the importance of diverse water resource in extreme climate through campus visits and public touring sessions in regards of drought and water shortage in 2021. With President Tsai and media visits around the world, Fengshan Water Resource Center has become one of the best educational center in Taiwan.
A total of 39 environmental education experience sessions were held in 2021, with a total of 1,180 people participated.
Tamsui Water Resource Center
The Group’s Tamsui Water Resource Center processes 56 thousand tons of wastewater daily, with service covering Tamsui Urban Development Zone, Zhuwei Urban Development Zone, and Danhai New Town areas and totaling 86,496 households. With 15 years into operation, the center is well-known for persisting in disposing treated water that is higher than legal effluent standard into Linzi River to ensure a satisfying living environment and a riverside park for the public.
Tamsui Water Resource Center is awarded with Green Building Silver Label for its main building, and also meets other requirements such as water conservation of base, less energy consumption and reduced carbon footprint, and reduced waste. Moreover, the center acquired the Environmental Education Facilities certification in July 2021. Adhering to the core spirit of "Living with the Environment" and "Integration with Nature", the center continues to hold water resource educational sessions and actively convey correct and innovative concepts to participants. Tamsui Water Resource Center strives to promote environmental protection and sustainability awareness, so participants can gain knowledge and practical skills towards environment and train themselves to cherish the environment and resources.
In 2021, a total of 19 sessions of Shore Cleaning & Conserve the Ocean, professional education on effluent treatment, and site visits were conducted, along with a total of 490 participants.
Anping Water Resource Center
The Group’s Anping Water Resource Center is designed with the capacity of 160 thousand tons of wastewater treatment daily; 139,324 tons of current treatment is conducted daily and disposed into Anping Bay. The center’s servicing coverage includes Anping District, Mid-West District, North District, and part of South District and East District, totaling of 127,489 households. Moreover, the southwest part of the site is currently constructing its reclaimed water plant. The new plant is designed with 60 thousand tons of treatment capacity, with 10 thousand tons and 37.5 thousand tons of reclaimed water production capacity in 2022 and 2024 respectively. The total reclaimed rate can reach 54.6%, and the center is expected to become one of the major water supplier for Taiwan Technology Park to reduce the pressure of water supply shortage.
Anping Water Resource Center passed ISO 50001 Energy Management System certification in 2021, and is planned to add features of environmental education, community gathering, and city sightseeing. With the goal of turning the site into public park and reusing of sludge waste, the center will reach new milestone engaging in community services.
Totaled 17 sessions of effluent treatment educational session and site visits were conducted in 2021, with participants totaled 203 people.