Winery Production
Winery solutions to comply with wastewater discharge requirements and ensure the sustainability of operations while improving the quality and taste of your final product

Water is an essential component of wine production and is used at various stages of the wine-making process, from growing the grapes to processing the wine and bottling the finished product. While access to a reliable water supply is essential to every winery’s operation, so is effective water management. Proper water management not only helps to conserve resources but can also improve the quality and taste of the final product.

To grow grapes and process wine, wineries generate various waste streams, including irrigation wastewater, cleaning water, fermentation wastewater, and process water, containing various contaminants. It is important for wineries to properly treat and manage this wastewater to ensure that it is safe for reuse or comply with general wastewater discharge requirements to release into the environment. At Aquatech, we recognize the severity of water scarcity. From drought conditions, increasing regulatory challenges and sustainability opportunities of effective water management. We offer solutions to help properly treat and reuse wastewater, helping to conserve resources, reduce water usage, and produce high-quality wines.

Our solution for wineries

Backed by over 40 years of experience, our solutions provide a complete, simple solution that addresses your waste disposal and water recovery needs. Our experience providing turnkey solutions combined with our local presence ensure your expectations are met. Explore of offering:

Our wastewater treatment systems provide comprehensive, low-footprint solutions leveraging our in-house membrane products that help increase capacity during crush season with little to no capital investment. The units can be retrofitted to work within existing g production plants.

We offer water technology as a service by integrating technology, expertise, and financing to consistently deliver reliable performance at a predictable cost.

  • Mobile/Rental Equipment helps maintain business continuity and consistently achieve your desired treatment and sustainability goals.
  • Outsourced Operations allow you to focus on your core operations while we take responsibility for your treatment systems.
  • Aftermarket Services ensure the long-term sustainability of your operations throughout the lifecycle of your water and wastewater treatment equipment.
Maintain Compliance With General Waste Discharge Requirements for Winery Process Water

Many regional water quality control boards, like the California State Water Board, have mandated programs issuing General Waste Discharge Requirements to regulate the discharge of winery process water. These requirements outline the standards wineries must meet to legally discharge their process water into the environment. Staying up to date on the latest General Waste Discharge Requirements for Winery Process Water and implementing a total water management approach for process water management can help wineries ensure compliance, improve sustainability, and produce high-quality products.

At Aquatech, we approach sustainability from two perspectives, maintaining operations by addressing process water treatment and improving water use efficiency by meeting water recovery needs. Our solutions keep you operating by providing a solution that takes your pain away while also helping to reuse water with little to no impact on your business.

Brochure: Maintaining Compliance with the General Waste Discharge Requirements for Winery Process Water

Staying up to date on the latest General Waste Discharge Requirements for Winery Process Water and implementing a total water management approach for process water management, can help wineries ensure compliance, improve sustainability, and produce high-quality products. Learn more about the General Waste Discharge Requirements and our sustainable solutions to support Tier 2 through Tier 4 Wineries.

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Brochure: Which Tier Are You According to The General Waste Discharge Requirements for Winery Process Water?

The General Waste Discharge Requirements for Winery Process Water apply to wineries and grape juice storage and wine distillation facilities that discharge winery process water to land for the purpose of disposal or reuse. The specific requirements for winery process water vary based on the type and amount of pollutants present in the water, as well as the location and size (or Tier) of the winery. Learn what Tier you fall under.

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