A Company Specializing in Environmental Protection and Remediation Technologies
Guelph, Ontario / ACCESSWIRE / August 21 2014 / Dr. Gene Shelp, President and CEO of ENPAR Technologies Inc. (TSX:ENP) ("ENPAR" or "the Company"), is pleased to announce that operation of the ESD CapDi unit was initiated last week at an Ontario hydroponic greenhouse operation. This second stage of the greenhouse testing program qualified for financial support through the Water Adaptation Management and Quality Initiative (WAMQI). Funding for the WAMQI project has been provided through Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. The program is administered by Farm & Food Care Ontario.
The goal of the second stage testing was to maintain the high removal of limiters, while achieving significantly higher water recovery. Management is extremely pleased with the initial results showing recovery of water approaching the target of 85%. The experience gained from stage one testing enabled ENPAR to tailor the unit design to more effectively address the water treatment needs of the Ontario hydroponic greenhouse industry. In doing so, the proportion of water available within the greenhouse through recycle and reuse will increase, thereby reducing overall fresh water requirements and the need for wastewater disposal.
"We believe that the significantly higher water recovery is another important step toward establishing the ESD system as a viable option for reuse and recycle applications designed to enhance the sustainability and environmental stewardship of Ontario's $1.4 billion world-class greenhouse industry ", stated Dr. Shelp.
About ENPAR Technologies Inc.
ENPAR is a "Technology Company" applying its patented and proprietary "Electrochemical Technologies" to the treatment of waste water, desalination water and drinking water contaminated by metals or nutrients, i.e., nitrate/ammonia associated with the mining, metal processing, chemical, agricultural, municipal and waste management sectors. The common shares trade on Tier ll of the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "ENP".
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Gene S. Shelp, Ph.D., P.Geo., President and CEO
70 Southgate Drive, Unit 4
Guelph, ON, CANADA N1G 4P5
Tel: (519) 836-6155
Fax: (519) 836-5683
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: www.enpar-tech.com
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SOURCE: ENPAR Technologies Inc.