PreVail Winery Doubles Wastewater Treatment With New Aeration System
The aeration system also reduces energy use and increases water quality so it can be used for drip irrigation and frost protection.
by Paul Franson
Mar 2013 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Don and Rhonda Carano wanted to double the 60,000 cases per year production at their PreVail winery in Alexander Valley in Sonoma County, but running up against ever-tight rules on wastewater discharge would likely result in having to expand the existing two-pond system to obtain more retention and treatment. With the installation of a system developed and installed by Elutriate Systems, however, they were able to get a permit to double the winery’s production by changing the aeration met...
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