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Strategic Water Management
Why should wineries take a strategic approach to water management?
What is involved in taking a strategic approach to water management?
How to integrate water into business strategies and operations
How to initiate change and build internal support
How to obtain support from owners
How to obtain support from managers and winemakers
How to obtain support from employees
Why is active well management important?
What does active well management involve?
How to monitor well levels
How to monitor well levels using a tape measure
How to monitor well levels using a water sounder
How to monitor well levels using a data logger
How to protect water quality
How to use well data to support operations and growth
Water Use Monitoring
Why should wineries develop a water monitoring strategy?
What is involved in a water monitoring strategy?
How to set water monitoring goals
How to determine meter requirements and locations
How to select and install water meters
How to collect and manage water data
Water Inventory and Balance
Key Performance Indicators
Using water data to plan for growth
Reducing Water Consumption and Wastewater Strength
Why should wineries reduce water consumption and wastewater strength?
What is involved in reducing water consumption and wastewater strength?
How to identify priority areas
How to determine root causes
How to identify improvements
General Water Use
Barrels: Cleaning and Sanitation
Tanks and Equipment: Cleaning and Sanitation
Lees and Solids Management
On-site Wastewater Treatment
Why should wineries treat wastewater on-site?
What is involved in treating wastewater on-site?
How to reduce wastewater volume and strength
How to determine wastewater volume and composition
How to identify and select a consultant
How to identify options for treatment
On-site Treatment Case Studies
How to obtain required approvals
Alternative Water Sources
Why should wineries investigate alternative water sources?
What is involved in investigating alternative water sources?
How to quantify demand for alternative sources
How to quantify potential supply from alternative sources
How to evaluate feasibility of installing a basic rainwater harvesting system
How to evaluate feasibility of installing an advanced rainwater harvesting system
How to evaluate feasibility of installing a greywater recycling system
How to install a basic rainwater harvesting system
How to install an advanced rainwater harvesting system
How to install a greywater recycling system
Bringing the “Collective We” Together
BLOOM. May 5, 2015.
Water & Wine: Making sustainable water-use a reality for Ontario’s wineries
BLOOM, Wine Council of Ontario. March 24, 2015.
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