Bangkok, 22nd November, 2011: Thai Industrial Gases Public Company Limited (TIG), a member of The Linde Group collaborates with The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) to relieve the suffering of the flood crisis that affected the quality of tap water with Linde’s innovation technology support, valued approximately THB10 million. With its innovative concepts, this technology helps to increase Dissolved Oxygen (DO) in raw water with during this flood crisis with purity Oxygen (O2) 99.5% and it’s installed at Bang Khen Water Treatment plant, Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA).
Mr. Chareon Passara, Metropolitan Waterworks Authority Governors said, “As impact of flood affects the quality of raw water which has lower standard of living, these may cause consumers in Bangkok and metropolitan area that are concerned for their water to be unsafe, so Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) has consulted with The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) and Thai Industrial Gases PCL (TIG) about the crisis. Then, TIG has provided the innovation technology to increase Dissolved Oxygen (DO) in raw water during this flood crisis with purity Oxygen (O2) 99.5% which maintains good and standard quality as well as ensures consumers to use or drink water more without fear.”
Mr. Chen Namchaisiri, Vice Chairman of Industry & Institute of Industrial Water Resources and Supplies for The Federation of Thai Industries said, “FTI and TIG has been coordinating and supporting flood victims which they will continue to do, As of flood crisis, TIG would like to be the part of this relief effort, so they offered Oxygen 99.5% innovation technology to Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA). Beside, TIG is a member of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), and this effort represents the collaboration between private and public sectors to help flood victims”.
Mr Keerin Chutumstid, TIG’s Managing Director said, “ Linde Group is the world-leading gases and engineering company which has combined global technology, expertise, and local knowledge and capability to offer innovative solutions and forward-looking products and services. The process of increasing Dissolved Oxygen (DO) technology is to transfer oxygen into the water through perforated diffuser hoses in form of fine bubbles. Moreover, the benefits of Oxygen are meant to improvement the pure of water quality, taste, and increase of filter capacity.
TIG has realizes that clean and quality water is one the factor for health and quality of life. We all believe that this support will be very useful in alleviating the suffering of Bangkok and metropolitan area in everyday’s life. Our engineering and specialist team are dedicated to install and test the system with time limitation and now our system is running during 60 days until the quality of raw water is back to normal. This support values approximately THB 10 Million and it is the part of our Corporate Social Responsibility.