Table 8: Water balance for the studied cases.

Water consumption at the processConventional water reuseAdditional* water reuseTotal water intake necessary
(m3/t sugarcane)(m3/t sugarcane)

Case 17.293%5%0.48
Case 17.089%7%0.66
Case 17.089%7%0.68
Case L18.591%6%0.71
Case 23.689%9%0.59
Case 16.790%4%0.97

 *Considering water recovery from vinasse and 85% recovery of the water from pretreatment.