Ralph Wilton

5 Ways To Reuse Winery Wastewater

All wineries produce wastewater, and efficient wineries find ways to effectively reuse that wastewater after it has been treated. Especially important during times of drought, reusing wastewater reduces a winery’s water footprint and saves money, both in water supply costs and disposal fees. Here are a few ideas on how to use the treated wastewater

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Winery Wastewater Treatment Glossary

Activated Sludge: A brownish flocculent of bacterial organisms developed in aeration tanks. Activated Sludge Process: Method of eliminating pollution in wastewater. Oxygen is released into tanks containing dissolved organic substances. Bacteria in the tanks break down the organic pollutants. Water is then separated from the activated sludge and discharged. Most of the sludge is reused

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