Urban Runoff Management—An Industry Perspective An Opinionby Neil G. Jaquet, Adolph Coors Co, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Design of Urban Runoff Quality Controls
Coors presently produces about 17 million barrels of beer per year from a single plant about 15 miles west of Denver. The company chose to keep the responbibility for the quality of its main ingredients in and developed its own water supply system--consistent with a corporate philosophy of vertical integration. The supply system consists of diversion and distribution of over 5,000 acre-feet annually of ground water and nearly 10,000 acre-feet annually of surface water--used for all non-brewing processes and cooling water. This paper discusses the water supply system, water resources, water quality, and other aspects of the subject.
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