OTTAWA, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ - BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSXV: BLM) is
pleased to announce that it has been awarded a US$1M contract for the
supply of wastewater treatment equipment to a municipality in New York
The contract is for the Water Division's Rotating Biological Contactor
(RBC) technology for the treatment of municipal wastewater. With this
contract, the client will install three different configurations of the
BluMetric technology, and upon completion of a roughly half-year
assessment period will make a decision which to use as the standard for
the entire facility. The complete retro-fitting for the remainder of
the facility is currently budgeted to include approximately US$7M in
additional RBC equipment.
"Hundreds of RBC systems were installed in the Northeast United States
in the '70s and '80s", said Harry Marshall, President of the BluMetric
Water Division. "It is a very robust and reliable technology, however
this vast installed base is reaching the end of its 30-year lifecycle
and all these facilities will soon need to be retrofitted and upgraded.
With our proprietary technology and decades of experience with RBCs,
BluMetric is uniquely positioned to support a large number of US
municipalities as they retrofit and upgrade their existing wastewater
"We are seeing encouraging signs of recovery in this part of the US
market," said BluMetric CEO William Touzel. "The United States is a
key component in our growth initiatives and this strategic project sets
a solid base for future opportunities."
BluMetric delivers sustainable solutions to complex environmental
issues. The Company serves clients in many industrial sectors, and at
all levels of government, in Canada and abroad.
BluMetric operates through two divisions:
Professional Services Division, providing environmental earth sciences
and engineering solutions, contaminated site remediation, water
resource management, industrial hygiene, occupational health & safety,
and renewable energy. This division operates under the names "WESA",
"Envir-Eau", and "OEL-HydroSys"
Water Division, focussed on design-build and pre-engineered product
solutions to industrial/commercial water and wastewater treatment
needs. This division operates under the names "WESAtech" and
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