Research shows the cost to communities with brewpubs.

Read what those promoting brewpubs don’t want you to know.

While it may be cool to have a microbrewery in your town, community leaders need to know if their treatment plant has the current capacity to handle an increased load from any new industrial user. The end result for communities that don’t have a plan for managing wastewater from a brewery or any other non-residential user, could be problems meeting their wastewater treatment plant’s discharge permit or having to build new treatment capacity through costly plant upgrades.

Just how much beer can your wastewater treatment plant drink before it pukes?

The wastewater generated by these breweries can pose potential problems