Real Ale Brewing Co. Tackles Discharge Limits

A scaled primary and secondary wastewater treatment system enables a Texas craft brewery to meet municipal discharge limits.
Real Ale Brewing Co. Tackles Discharge Limits
Each pontoon turbine aerator (gray; foreground) generates an oxygen transfer efficiency in excess of 4 pounds of dissolved oxygen per horsepower-hour to ensure oxidation of BOD (VaraCorp).

Real Ale Brewing Co. discharges production and process graywater to the municipal sewers. As production increased from 5,000 barrels in 2006 to 60,000 barrels in 2014, graywater averaging 6,000 mg/L BOD and 750 mg/L TSS threatened to overwhelm the aging municipal wastewater...

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