I'm a honey and wax farmer.
This year I installed a 2,000 gallon tank to collect my flush water from flushing my equipment. At this point I'm still flushing the sanitize water into the septic tank; I'm looking at changing sanitizes to something more eco friendly this year so I can use that water also.
Over the weekend we harvested honey and ended up with around 900 gallons of thin sugar water. I would think it has around 10 gallons of honey and wax chunks in the water.
I pumped the water last night on top of the soil of my raised beds, but this morning I had bees all over the soil and not doing there job.
I don't compost on a scale that I would be able to use that much water.
I would rather use the water before it starts to ferment.
In the next few days I will have about 400 gallons of water from cleaning out my bottling tanks and a few 55 gallon drums.
If I'm not able to surface apply the water than what would be a good way to reuse the water?
I would let it ferment all the way into vinegar. Maybe start it off with an applecider mother.
Kombucha, L.A.B. , any microherd will turn it into something else, probably something that would make a good fertilizer,pesticide, herbicide, etc.
Whatever it is, it should be able to care for itself with little interference, you have better things to do than baby sit.
I it would make a good "small" beer, a lightly alcoholic beverage. Maybe use it to feed a ginger mother and make stomach friendly ginger beer.
If maple syrup or sorghum syrup making were popular in your area, maybe someone could boil it into something a bit sweeter for you. Not sure what it would be called once it's concentrated...
"Hundreds of years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in or the type of car I drove... But the world may be different because I did something so bafflingly crazy that it becomes a tourist destination"
Or you could make a really weak batch of lemonaide.
"The rule of no realm is mine. But all worthy things that are in peril as the world now stands, these are my care. And for my part, I shall not wholly fail in my task if anything that passes through this night can still grow fairer or bear fruit and flower again in days to come. For I too am a steward. Did you not know?" Gandolf