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Burt Process Corporate Water Initiative

Every 40 seconds a person dies from a preventable waterborne illness. That's 2,300 people every day and 800,000 people each year. Through collaboration with customers, suppliers, and non-profit organizations who are equally committed to the cause, Burt Process believes there is a way to end the Global Water Crisis and bring hope to those families around the world who lack access to safe water.

To learn more about how you can help, please Contact Us or visit our Burt Water Walk webpage.

Burt Process Corporate goals align with united nations sustainable development goals

United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #6 states: "Access to water and sanitation is a precondition to life and a declared human right. Water is vitally important to sustainable development - health and nutrition, to gender equity and economics."

Burt Process was founded on family values, engineering expertise, and a commitment to clean water technology. Today, through our Corporate Goals, we pledge our resources to support the United Nations Initiative to bring clean and safe water to all people around the globe.



Working to end the Global Water Crisis

Did you know? 2 Billion people around the world lack access to safe water.
That's 1/3 of the world's population.

Burt Process Corporate Goals

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Goal 6: Clean Water & Sanitation

  • To ensure availability to those with less access 
  • Standardized sanitation and hygiene 
  • Reducing the number of people suffering from water scarcity

UN Water Action Decade (2018-2028)

  • The international decade of action in support of sustainable water development
  • The promotion of efficient water usage
  • Join thousands of others on World Water Day (March 22nd) in an effort to raise awareness of the water and sanitation crises

  • 90% of all-natural disasters are water-related 
  • 80% of wastewater flows back into the ecosystem without being treated or reused
  • 4.5 Billion People lack safely managed sanitation services
  • One person dies every 37 seconds from a water-related illness
  • 50 % of the developing worlds hospital beds are occupied with people suffering from a water-related disease
  • Women in Africa spend approx. 200 million hours per day collecting water
  • Children miss 443 million school days every year because of the global water crisis
  • Every $1 invested in safe water yields $4–$34 in economic return

In the coming years, water-related challenges are becoming more critical with the increasing demands of a growing population and rapidly developing global economy. The lack of access to clean water puts large constraints on future socio-economic progress and the overall wellbeing of the world. Read more about how Burt Process shares its vast pool of expertise and innovative technology for reducing energy and water use in manufacturing operations around the world.


Burt Process Equipment is a proud supporter of the Global Water Center.

The Discovery Center is a Global Water Center initiative. It is an interactive, educational museum that is open to the public and designed to entertain and inspire children and adults of all ages. Burt Process donated the engineering and custom build services to provide these exhibits that teach visitors how water is pumped and treated to make it safe for drinking.


Please let us know if you would like to learn more about how you can get involved with efforts to help end the Global Water Crisis.