There's no doubt about it - breweries use a LOT of water. Not only is beer obviously made from water, but the entire process from the malt and hop crop cultivation to brewing and cleaning to manufacturing and delivery -- all suck up a hell of a lot of H2O. Cape Town is currently in a drought and everyone needs to cut back on their usage and wastage as much as possible. Check out Johnny Miller's drone video of Theewaterskloof Dam for a dismal overview of what we are talking about.
At Drifter, here is what we are currently doing to save water and areas where we can improve.
What we are doing already:
How we can improve:
Read the full manual on Water and Waste Water Sustainability by the Brewers Association to see what you can implement into your microbrewery today!