Presenter: Jens S. Krogh, DWE A/S, Vejle, Denmark
Water/wastewater utilization with VeSave solutions concept is
discussed. Saving of water by using wastewater as technical
water. Wastewater without any vira, bacteria, or suspended
solids to be used as technical water in various areas of the
brewery to optimize potable water usage consumption, as
well as reduce utility costs. Test case done on a 4 million
hL brewery that saved US$3 million per year with a capital
expenditure investment of US$1.5 million, giving a simple
pay back on investment in 6–8 months. Based on optimization
of water balance in a brewery, it was identified where to use
recovered clean wastewater as technical water and, thereby,
save the cost for usage of water, as well as the cost for
treatment and discharge of wastewater.
J. S. Krogh is CEO and founder of companies specializing in
energy saving and value engineering.