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Terrapin Beer Co Among Georgia Water Coalition's Clean 13 for 2019


The Georgia Water Coalition is celebrating individuals and groups that are working to keep the state’s waterways clean. The organization recently released its annual “Clean 13” list.

The list highlights individuals, government agencies, advocacy groups and even private companies for their work on water issues in Georgia.

It includes Mercedes-Benz Stadium’s efforts to sustainably manage stormwater and Amerson River Park in Macon-Bibb County, which the water coalition says has “transformed the region’s relationship” with the Ocmulgee River.

Jennette Gayer with Environment Georgia says the list also recognizes Terrapin Beer Company in Athens for reducing the amount of water it uses.

“It also directs the waste streams created from the brewing process away from landfills to local farms and composting facilities where it becomes animal feed and soil.”

The Georgia Water Coalition says they hope highlighting successful water projects will encourage other groups and state leaders to take on similar efforts.

Terrapin Beer Company is one of the largest craft brewers in the state, the company was recognized for setting an example for other small breweries by reducing its water use and ensuring that its waste streams find new life as animal feed and compost.

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