Water Treatment Solutions for the Food and Beverage Industry
October 28, 2019
The food and beverage industry has various requirements that need to be met when it comes to the many processes and standards. Water needs to be treated both before it is used, as well as afterwards, in other words, water and wastewater treatment solutions are always required. At WEC Projects, we provide food and beverage water treatment solutions which are industry specific in order to comply with all regulations and to meet all quality standards.
Understanding the Water Treatment Challenges in the Food and Beverage IndustryManufacturers in the food and beverage industry are faced with water treatment challenges that are unique to their sector. Food and beverage industry water and wastewater treatment solutions are designed to solve these challenges which include: Process Water – the requirement to treat water according to food and beverage health and safety regulations. Treated process water is in many instances used as a food and beverage ingredient. Utility Feed Water – this water, used in boilers and cooling systems, should be adequately treated in order to maintain efficient production. Wastewater Treatment – water that has been used in the manufacturing processes needs to be treated. Treated wastewater can be reused for various functions or can be disposed of safely. Water Reuse – as mentioned above, if wastewater is treated correctly, and a proper reuse system is designed, water reuse and recycling systems can be implemented. This minimises the water footprint of the client.
Food and Beverage Water Treatment TechnologiesThere are a variety of systems and technologies which are used by WEC Projects in order to provide water treatment solutions for the food and beverage industry. These technologies help to solve the challenges that are unique to the industry. Food and beverage water treatment technologies include:
- Oxidation and Disinfection
- Sand and Glass Filtration
- Activated Carbon Adsorption
- Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration
- Reverse Osmosis
- Sludge Dewatering and Beneficiation