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Water Treatment In The Food Industry In California

A safe supply of water is critical to the food industry. Developing and implementing an effective Water Quality Management plan for your operation will reduce the risk of waterborne contaminants and ensure consumer health.

Agricultural water quality programs

Meras Water Solutions will help you establish safe programs for your agriculture water and food processing water that will protect your crop, your business, and your brand.

Food Processing

Maintaining a safe supply of water in food processing as well as wastewater treatment is essential for food safety and compliance. Our team is committed to supporting your food safety program in your processing operation.

Packing Houses

A sanitary operation, including E. coli water treatment and salmonella water treatment, is critical to reducing the presence of pathogenic organisms.

Production Sanitation for Winery and Brewery

Owners are concerned with the changes FSMA has instituted. Meras can help you create an appropriate water treatment and pathogen control program to ensure compliance.

Food Industry Water Treatment in California: Challenges and Benefits

Food and agricultural water rank among the most challenging types of waste to manage, both from an environmental and cost containment standpoint. The sheer volume and number of impurities present in agricultural and food processing water — including both organic and inorganic waste as well high potential for the presence of pathogens — can easily damage natural ecosystems and water treatment infrastructure alike.

To further complicate matters, each type of food processing water has its unique composition and must be treated accordingly. These special factors must be taken into consideration along with California’s strict water management laws and federal guidelines such as National Pollutant Elimination System (NPDES) permitting requirements. Adjusting for seasonal harvest and/or processing multiple types of products can introduce yet another level of cost and complexity to food wastewater treatment.

Effective water treatment for the food industry in California accomplishes the following benefits:

  • Reduces water waste
  • Maintains safe food supply
  • Protects valuable equipment
  • Safeguards natural ecosystems and water supply
  • Mitigates pathogen risk to protect employee and public health
  • Ensures compliance with environmental and food safety regulations
  • Reduces cost of production and operation

Meras offers a full range of services and solutions to provide these benefits and more.

Why Meras Is Your Water Treatment Solution

Meras provides effective and affordable food safety water treatment for the food industry in California to help your operation at every point in the supply chain. We specialize in chemistries that mitigate risk and attack potential contaminant sources that may compromise water used in growing and processing operations, including:

  • E. coli water treatment
  • Water treatment and pathogen control in irrigation water
  • Salmonella water treatment
  • Soil and foliar biocides
  • Field and processing facility equipment sanitization

Meras Water Solutions has extensive experience serving the agricultural leafy green, winery and brewery, canning, and beverage industries. Our programs are designed for strict compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) guidelines.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you keep all aspects your food production operation safe and compliant.