Sustainability > Water savings

Breakthrough in treating high BOD wastewaters

01 May, 2017

BioGill has available a green tech solution that provides low-cost ways to treat and reduce BOD loads on-site resulting in reduced wastewater discharge fees.


Water technology: an increasingly prominent role in the food and beverage industry

06 December, 2016 by Leno Cavarra

Leno Cavarra, Client Executive Manager, Veolia Water Technologies, Australia & New Zealand, looks at how existing water and wastewater challenges may hinder future growth in the F&B industry if they are not addressed.


A new whey for CIP in dairies

19 April, 2016

Scientific evidence of the safety of re-use of reconditioned water in food processing plants has been established based on investigations of recycling and re-using the water from whey for clean-in-place systems in dairies.


Could global water management feed the hungry?

19 February, 2016

Scientists have determined that improved agricultural water management could halve the global food gap by 2050.


The water-energy nexus

02 February, 2016

Increasing output while reducing consumption of water is challenging the beverage and brewing industries.


Hydroflux HyDAF Dissolved Air Flotation unit

23 November, 2015

Australian dairy ingredient processor Burra Foods recently installed a Hydroflux HyDAF Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) unit for primary wastewater treatment and successfully halved its energy costs.


And you thought your electricity bill was out of control?

02 November, 2015 by Mathew Pugh, Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

How closely are you monitoring your wastewater discharge costs?


Healthier, more sustainable olive oil

21 October, 2015

A team of researchers has discovered that the use of a sustainable irrigation strategy in olive oil production has both health and environmental benefits.


How Burra Foods halved its wastewater treatment costs

12 August, 2015

Australian dairy ingredient processor Burra Foods recently installed a Hydroflux HyDAF Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) unit for primary wastewater treatment and successfully halved its energy costs.


Nestlé moves towards 'zero water' factories

13 May, 2015

The Californian drought has prompted Nestlé to invest heavily in technology to reduce water use in its five water bottling plants and four food and petcare product manufacturing facilities.


Thirsty work: report ranks food companies on water management

08 May, 2015

There can be no food without water - and, now more than ever, it's vital that major food companies use water sustainably, according to a report from Ceres, a non-profit sustainability advocacy group.


AWA sets water innovation challenge

23 March, 2015

The Australian Water Association has set the Australian Water Innovation Challenge: entrepreneurs and established companies have been challenged to enter their most innovative water technology solutions in this new competition.


Waste sucks! How vacuum technology can reduce wastewater

06 March, 2015

In a bid to reduce the amount of wastewater produced in food processing, Fraunhofer UMSICHT has launched the BioSuck project that uses vacuum technology to suction off non-edible waste. The captured waste can be recycled or converted into energy.


Reduce water use in food production, engineers urge

09 January, 2015

How much water is in your food? Not the actual liquid content, but how much water does it take to produce the sandwich you had for lunch? A UN Water study suggests that each person 'consumes' between 2000 and 5000 litres of water through their food each day.



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