Media Coverage

Waterloo Biofilter in the Media

Waterloo Biofilter Systems has been featured in numerous newspapers, magazines, and other forms of media.  Below is a selection of published articles profiling Waterloo Biofilter and some of the potential applications of our decentralized wastewater treatment systems.

White Lake Campground Environmental Award of Excellence

Manitoba Consulting Engineer, 2011

A Waterloo Biofilter onsite wastewater treatment system designed for Manitoba Parks wins the Manitoba Association of Consulting Engineering Companies’ 2011 Environmental Award of Excellence.

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Ontario Cottages & Sewage System Nutrients – Part I

Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2010.

Part one of a mini-series covering the operation and performance of septic systems, the effects of nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen on soil and water, and nutrient removal options available to Ontario cottagers.

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Ontario Cottages & Sewage System Nutrients – Part II

Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations Newsletter, Fall 2010

Part two of a mini-series covering the operation and performance of septic systems, the effects of nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen on soil and water, and nutrient removal options available to Ontario cottagers.

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Ontario Cottages & Sewage System Nutrients – Part III

Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations Newsletter, Spring 2011

Part three of a mini-series covering the operation and performance of septic systems, the effects of nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen on soil and water, and nutrient removal options available to Ontario cottagers.

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Sewage Treatment Key to a Healthy Environment

Muskoka Sun, July 2010

A profile of onsite wastewater treatment options for Ontario’s Muskoka cottage region.  Waterloo Biofilter septic systems help protect the natural environment by treating sewage very effectively in difficult sites such as small lots, clay soil, bedrock, and high water table.

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Take-Out Order

Onsite Installer, Sept 2009

High-strength wastewater from a commercial restaurant caused a recirculating sand filter to fail.  A Waterloo Biofilter treatment unit that polishes pre-aerated effluent was installed and the high quality effluent was able to rejuvenate the existing failed disposal field.

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Technology Separates Waste from Water

Waterloo Record, Nov 2008

Waterloo Biofilter’s onsite wastewater treatment systems are profiled in the Waterloo Record’s Spirit of Innovation Technology Spotlight.

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School Days

Onsite Installer, May 2008

An SC-20 Shipping Container Biofilter for onsite treatment of sewage wastewaters allows an elementary school to expand in the environmentally-sensitive Oak Ridges Moraine in Ontario.

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Zero Drainfield

Onsite Installer, Apr 2008

A truck stop in Ontario installs a Waterloo Biofilter wastewater treatment system to meet stringent nitrogen and water use criteria.  Treated sewage is reused for irrigation and truck washing.

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Campground Revival

Onsite Water Treatment, Dec 2007

A Waterloo Biofilter system repairs a failing tile bed drainfield at a campground.  High replacement costs are avoided by introducing the Waterloo Biofilter’s clean, oxygenated effluent into the disposal bed.

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Hot Coffee and Overnight Parking

Onsite Water Treatment, Sept 2007

A Waterloo Biofilter wastewater reuse system allows for the expansion of a truck stop and restaurant where well water and land space are at a premium.  Recycled water is reused for toilet flushing.

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An Innovative Solution to an Age-Old Problem

Ontario Business Report, Aug 2007

A company profile of Waterloo Biofilter Systems from the ‘Ontario’s Economy Goes Green’ issue of the Ontario Business Report.

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Under Siege

Onsite Installer, Dec 2006

A lakefront, seasonal-use resort lacks sufficient space to expand their facilities with a conventional septic system.  Space limitations and nitrogen concerns are alleviated with a Waterloo Biofilter treatment unit.

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Epic Septic

Toronto Star, Nov 28, 2005

A company profile of Waterloo Biofilter Systems from the front page of the Toronto Star’s Business Section.

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Unplugged

Toronto Life, Jan 1997

A profile of the Toronto Healthy House, a completely off-grid and sustainable housing solution, and winner of the CMHC’s Healthy Housing™ Design Competition.  Waterloo Biofilter technology treats wastewater onsite before it is polished, disinfected and reused for showering and clothes washing in the home.

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Epic Septic

Toronto Star, Nov 28, 2005

A company profile of Waterloo Biofilter Systems from the front page of the Toronto Star’s Business Section.

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