Winooski brewery fined for wastewater violations

Published: May. 25, 2023 at 11:51 AM EDT
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WINOOSKI, Vt. (WCAX) - A Winooski brewery has been fined for state wastewater violations.

Department of Environmental Conservation officials say Four Quarters Brewery dumped a total of 33,000 gallons of untreated wastewater over a nine-month period into the city’s wastewater treatment facility, violating its discharge permit.

Despite repeated reminders, officials say the brewery didn’t submit a timely management plan and also failed to monitor discharges between September 2021 and June 2022,

The brewery has agreed to pay a fine of $5,035 for the violations.