Solutions for Businesses

From the ordinary to the extraordinary, a huge variety of businesses rely on Orenco's equipment to handle their wastewater.

Entergy Coal Fired Powerplant
White Bluff, Arkansas

Commercial Establishments

Orenco's AdvanTex Treatment Systems provide affordable, scalable wastewater solutions for businesses of all sizes. From campgrounds and resorts to restaurants and wineries, our technologies are used worldwide by businesses that need low-maintenance solutions to their individual wastewater needs. And our updated AdvanTex Design Criteria is an excellent resource for designers and engineers who create custom wastewater treatment systems for commercial projects.



From California to New Zealand, Orenco has installed wastewater treatment systems at nearly 60 wineries. Our experience in this area can benefit you as well.

Jim Ball Vineyards in Mendocino County, California, installed two AdvanTex AX100 units to treat processing waste from the winery and three AdvanTex AX20 units to treat domestic waste from the visitor's tasting facility.

For more examples, see our Wineries case study roundup.


Hotels and Resorts

The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott sits on the banks of the Colorado River and is the closest hotel to Arches National Park. Located far from any conventional sewer lines, the facility installed six AdvanTex AX100s to handle its seasonal wastewater flows of up to 30,000 gpd.

To read about more facilities, see our Hotels and Resorts case study roundup.



The Paradise Cove Beach Café in Malibu, California upgraded its wastewater treatment system to use Orenco's AdvanTex AX100 system. This popular tourist destination required a visually subtle solution with no odors. The design was challenging: high strength variable flows and severe space constraints.


Campgrounds and RV Parks

Orenco has provided treatment systems for more than 150 campgrounds and RV parks. Year-round usage, seasonal, or remote, we have a solution for you.

Camp Meriwether is a Boy Scout vacation camp in Oregon with rustic lodges and cabins. The site's wastewater is handled by a watertight septic tank effluent pumping (STEP) system followed by an array of AdvanTex filters designed with a capacity of 10,000 gpd (38 m3/d).

For more examples, see our Campgrounds and RV Parks case study roundup.


Mobile Home Parks

Trask Mobile Home Park in Oregon needed an affordable wastewater solution.  The project engineer selected a combination of watertight STEP (Septic Tank Effluent Pumping) and STEG (Septic Tank Effluent Gravity) collection, followed by two AdvanTex AX100 pods. Up to 10,000 gpd (38 m3/d) is dispersed subsurface on-site, all in a tidy, low visual impact installation.


Ski Resorts, Golf Courses, and Sport Facilities

"Wastewater" is a misnomer when it comes to ski resorts and golf courses. Our energy-efficient onsite treatment systems produce clear, clean, reuse-quality water.  It only makes sense (and cents!) to turn that water into a resource for maintaining your outdoor facility.


Assisted Living Facilities

Alan MacPhee had planned to build Burnside Community Care Home, an assisted-living facility, in Clyde River, a picturesque, rural community on Prince Edward Island. Yet due to poor soil conditions, he was initially advised it would be impossible to build. Fortunately, he got a second opinion from Kelly Galloway, P.E., who designed an affordable advanced wastewater treatment system featuring an AdvanTex AX-100 unit for the proposed facility. Read Kelly’s full story here.


Our Technologies

Primary Treatment

Orenco fiberglass tanks provide primary treatment, reducing wastewater contaminants by 65-70%. In sizes ranging from a 500-gallon (1.9-m3) tank to a 40,000-gallon (151-m3) T-Max™ tank, we have what you need.


Secondary Treatment

Textile sheets in our AdvanTex filter pods produce clear, high quality effluent. Modular construction allows for phased installation of total treatment capacity.



Orenco control panels are used in water, wastewater, and industrial process applications. We design and manufacture control and monitoring panels for customers all over the world.


Other applications using Orenco solutions:

  • Hospitals
  • Power plants
  • Casinos
  • Slaughterhouses
  • Truck stops
  • Office buildings
  • Oil platforms
  • Veterinary clinics
  • Animal shelters
  • Fruit processing factories


“I am truly very pleased with the AdvanTex system’s performance, not only in operation but also in maintenance of the system.”

— Owner and General Manager,                St. Constantin Village Hotel, Greece