'Significantly non-compliant' winery to have wastewater practices investigated

27 Nov 2019

A Marlborough winery's wastewater practices are to go under the microscope after the region's compliance team found it "significantly non-compliant".

The Marlborough District Council carried out its annual wastewater inspection during harvest 2019, testing 23 of the region's 38 rural wineries that discharge wastewater - which often consists of water used for cleaning floors and winery equipment.

Sixteen wineries, or 44 per cent, were fully compliant, while 11 were "non-compliant" and eight "technically non-compliant".  Read more