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Offline Pi

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Is PBW environmentally safe?
« on: January 25, 2012, 08:14:22 AM »
Is it OK to put this stuff in my 167bbl. underground fermenter (septic tank)?
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Re: Is PBW environmentally safe?
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2012, 09:03:46 AM »
survey seems to say yes.
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Re: Is PBW environmentally safe?
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2012, 09:28:29 AM »
I've been putting PBW (as well as Oxiclean and StarSan) in my septic tank for years with no problems.
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Re: Is PBW environmentally safe?
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2012, 04:36:48 PM »
John Herskovits of Five Star was on Brew Strong (thebrewingnetwork) a few years ago and specifically stated the PBW and Star Stan were designed to be environmentally safe.