GRI Disclosure 306-1

Water discharge by quality and destination

Reporting Requirements for Disclosure 306-1

The reporting organization shall report the following information

Total volume of planned and unplanned water discharges by: »

i. destination; ii. quality of the water, including treatment method; iii. whether the water was reused by another organization.

Please see the General requirements for reporting the management approach

When compiling the information specified in Disclosure 306-1, the reporting organization shall:
  • exclude collected rainwater and domestic sewage from the volume of planned and un-planned water discharges;
  • if it does not have a meter to measure water discharges, estimate the volume of planned and unplanned water discharges by subtracting the approximate volume consumed on-site from the volume withdrawn as specified in Disclosure 303-1 of GRI 303: Water.

3 Links with other taxonomies

IRIS metric (OI9412) - Wastewater Treated »
Volume of wastewater treated by the organization during the reporting period.
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SDG target (12.5) - By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse »
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SDG target (14.C) - Enhance the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law as reflected in UNCLOS, which provides the legal framework for the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources, as recalled in paragraph 158 of The Future We Want »
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