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Managing Wastewater at Source Would Be a Win-Win for Municipalities and the Food and Beverage Sector

Managing Wastewater at Source Would Be a Win-Win for Municipalities and the Food and Beverage Sector

The old way of handling wastewater from industry in Ontario municipalities is not working, and smaller businesses in particular need solutions to manage the problem ‘at source’ that are affordable and can be practically implemented.Continue Reading

Ontario Winemakers Embrace Importance of Sustainable Water Practices

Ontario Winemakers Embrace Importance of Sustainable Water Practices

An overwhelming majority of wineries in Ontario recognize the value of water and how sustainable water management practices can improve winery operational performance, reduce costs and support growth, a recent survey of Ontario wineries found. The 2016 survey, conducted by the BLOOM Centre for Sustainability, showed that 94 per cent of Ontario wineries believe improvedContinue Reading

Southbrook Vineyards approach to water management in barrel cleaning

Southbrook Vineyards approach to water management in barrel cleaning

The first line of defense against excess water use is to keep barrels filled with wine as often as possible. When wineries store barrels, they typically wash and sanitize them both before and after storage. By refilling barrels within a few days of being emptied, Southbrook eliminates the need for double-washing.Continue Reading

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