BREWERY WASTEWATER 101

Your primer to help you manage your wastewater. There is a ton of information for you in here, all for free.

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This website is for craft brewers and those in the planning process, specific to the business of wastewater. Contrary to what you may hear, brewery wastewater is not toxic or dangerous. It is high in carbohydrates and protein, primarily in the form of dissolved sugar and alcohol, and low in nutrients. This is part of what makes brewery wastewater unique. There is heaps of free information on this website for you; if you need more I offer consulting and design, build, install services for those looking for help. The first hour is always free.  I recommend you start your journey with the Brewery Wastewater 101 pages to the left.  Enjoy, crack a beer and thanks for visiting.

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I offer consulting services to breweries large and small.  Wastewater modeling, system design and installation, whatever you need.  And the first hour is always free.

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EQ Tank

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An equalization tank can be a great solution for a medium sized brewery- or even large ones. This type of tank offers a lot of options at a low cost. This page describes EQ tank operation. See this page for information…

Common brewery wastewater restrictions

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Let's hope you have no wastewater restrictions, this is still most common.  However here are some common brewery wastewater restrictions and what you can do about them.  This list is kind of in descending order, most common at the top.…

Real world side streaming results

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Let the data speak for itself.  The graph above is actual BOD data from a craft brewery client of mine in Canada, before and after side streaming. As most of you know who read this website, you know that I…

Brewery Wastewater BOD values

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Here is a table with some typical brewery wastewater BOD values, as well as COD, TSS, and pH.  Sorry for the weird format, there is a lot of data here. pH COD, mg/L *BOD, mg/L TSS, mg/L Generalizations Low High…

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I have been down this road before. I know which pumps, floor coatings, trench drains, piping and any other materials work best. I also consult regarding boilers, cooling towers, spent grain & yeast, cleaning chemical analysis, utility usage, chemical distribution, budget preparation, and safety. My years of experience can be a huge help working with public works and economic development authorities as well.

I offer the first hour for free as I get acquainted with your project, so don’t hesitate to contact me today!

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