Island Water Technologies (IWT) is very proud to announce the product launch of REGEN: Self-powered wastewater treatment solution.

The first commercial product offering has been developed and customized for partners in the Canadian military. This system was purchased through the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) for $500,000.

The mobile wastewater treatment unit is housed in a 20-foot cargo container and will process wastewater produced by up to 75 persons. The wastewater treatment is based on enhanced fixed film biological process with a particular focus on an optimized low energy footprint. The treatment system is controlled by a smart PLC system with all data transmitted wirelessly for remote system monitoring and control. This packaged solution also comes with a “power box” renewable energy supply that includes 10 kilowatts of solar output and battery back-up to offer a stand-alone energy supply and wastewater treatment solution.

The REGEN mobile wastewater treatment solution has been designed for remote population clusters where energy costs are excessive, and remote system operation is required.

– Military and humanitarian applications.
– Remote mining and work camps
– Rural communities

Major Luc Doré (Directorate of Land Requirements 7-4, Canadian Army) 
“I feel privileged to be able to support Canadian businesses; the Build in Canada Innovation Program offers us the opportunity to test cutting-edge innovations that could potentially be beneficial to our future operations.

Particularly, technologies such as the REGEN system from Island Water Technologies offers us the opportunity to bring economical and tactical benefits by reducing energy consumption, waste, and the environmental footprint of our military compounds in operations. One of the main advantages is the potential to reduce the number of soldiers in harm’s way who would have been otherwise required to provide logistical support.”

Patrick Kiely (CEO, Island Water Technologies)
“This solution is a game changer for wastewater treatment at remote camps. This low-energy solution is readily deployable and system performance can be monitored or controlled from our central facility. This sustainable technology saves money and reduces risk for remote population clusters that require on-site wastewater treatment.”

Island Water Technologies was founded in 2013, is headquartered in Montague, PEI, and has a technology testing base with Dalhousie University in Truro, Nova Scotia. For this innovative project IWT partnered with Aspin Kemp and Associates and Advanced Atlantic Power Technologies.


For more information, contact:    

Patrick Kiely
Island Water Technologies
T 819.598.7153

Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 5, 2016