These are exciting times for both brewers and lovers of beer.
Breweries are proliferating at breakneck speed alongside an increasingly
thirsty consumer who is spoilt for choice. With more than four thousand
breweries across the United States, and new ventures popping up in
Whac-a-Mole fashion, itís fair to say the Beer Revolution is in full
throttle. Inevitably, however, a steep trajectory of growth comes with
its challenges. Breweries are currently being hit hard in the pockets,
owing to rising municipal sewer surcharges that are incurred due to the
channeling of industrial wastewater into public sewer systems. This
article addresses the advantages and disadvantages of various brewery
wastewater treatment options, including a new patented technology that
eliminates the need for problematic biology.