Water and Wastewater Solutions For The Food and Beverage Industry

  1. Milk Waste - BOD, FOG, PO4
    1/26/2016

    A milk producer operates an evaporated milk production facility that generates an average of 58,000 gpd of contaminated water with spikes of 1,200 gallons up to 12 times per day. Two 2,000 gallon batch tanks are used for pH adjustment before discharge. Most of the flow goes through the tanks.

  2. (E)-2-Nonenal In Beer
    4/5/2015

    Numerous compounds contribute to changes in beer flavor as it becomes stale. One of these compounds, (E)-2-nonenal, has been investigated as a major source of the papery/cardboard flavor that develops in aged beer.

  3. Capturing Ammonia In Flue Gas Condensate Treatment For Biomass Power Stations With 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ Membrane Contactors
    8/10/2017

    Heat and power generation in biofuel engine cogeneration plants has become increasingly important as process industries look for more economical and environmentally friendly ways to produce energy.

  4. Potable Reuse Gets A Taste Of The Charles River
    10/5/2015

    It was named by the infamous explorer Captain John Smith after the Massachusett tribe of Native Americans, then subsequently renamed by King Charles I of England after himself. As Boston grew, the mighty Charles River proved a vital force behind its expansion, and its long and winding history a reflection of the city’s own.

  5. Water Intense Meat Production Processes Will Have To Change
    10/15/2017

    A few years back, the Secretary of the International Farm Management Association (IFMA) announced that if the world’s population consumed food in the same manner as the citizens of the U.S., we would need 6 planet earths to keep up with demand. Now we know that the traditional diet of hamburgers, steaks and all-you-can-eat buffets across America’s heartland is slowly being diversified by a growing number of eating options, many far greener, i.e. Salad Works. 

  6. A Cool Method For Industrial Water Reuse
    4/3/2017

    By harvesting heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) condensate, industrial operations can take advantage of a cool, convenient source of clean water.

  7. Repair Of Major Damage To High Density Polyethylene Wastewater Pipeline
    8/13/2018

    Leprino Foods, the world's largest mozzarella cheese producer, operates two plants that share one wastewater pipeline – a 16” SDR11 High Density Polyethylene Pipeline (operating at approximately 160 PSI). During dirt work an “auger” hit the wastewater pipeline and drilled an 8” diameter hole in the line. Leprino needed immediate access to a repair fitting for this line.

  8. The Advantages Of Automating Wastewater Treatment
    10/1/2016

    Wastewater treatment operations are beginning to embrace the power of automation. How can it help? And how is it implemented?

  9. 5 Approaches to Treating Wastewater in Food (Meat) Production
    5/10/2016

    The meat processing industry consists of two major groups - slaughterhouses and packinghouses. A slaughterhouse is a plant that harvests animals and whose main product is fresh meat as a whole or smaller meat cuts. A packinghouse is a plant that both slaughters and processes fresh meat to cured, smoked, canned and other prepared meat products.

  10. Membrane Degasification -- Chemical Free Alternative For The pharmaceutical industry
    5/2/2017

    In treating water for the production of pharmaceuticals, the concentration of gases dissolved in the water plays an important role.