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Winery Wastewater Treatment Plant Designed by Enviro-Stewards Featured in Online Article

On May 12, 2011, the Wines & Vines website featured Tantalus Vineyards, an Enviro-Stewards client, in their Latest News: Top Stories section (article).

The feature, entitled, “B.C. Winery Ferments Water”, discusses Tantalus Vineyards’ innovative sequencing batch reactor (SBR) wastewater treatment plant (WWTP).  Enviro-Stewards designed and helped commission process (clean) water treatment, wastewater treatment & reuse, and an air treatment “biofilter” to avoid odours at Tantalus’ winery.

Prior to the design of the WWTP, Enviro-Stewards lead a resource-conservation assessment to reduce upstream organic loading and water use.  The reduction in organic loading and water usage resulting from the assessment allowed for a much smaller WWTP, which realized over $50,000 in capital cost savings as well as significantly reducing the footprint of the system.  Click on the graphic below to read the case study for this project.

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Enviro-Stewards’ Feature Presentation at 2011 Guelph Water Smart Business Workshop

On Thursday, May 5 2011, Bruce Taylor of Enviro-Stewards was a featured presenter at the 2011 Guelph Water Smart Business Workshop.

The Water Smart Workshop was intended to encourage water use efficiency among local businesses.  Mr. Taylor’s presentation was entitled, “Water Conservation in the ICI Sector: Bottom Line & Top Line Gains through Integrated Water Conservation”.  A PDF copy of Mr. Taylor’s presentation can be downloaded from the City of Guelph’s website or by clicking the graphic below.