As a province, Newfoundland has a lot of water challenges. Many municipalities don’t have easy access to healthy drinking water due to extreme weather and an over-reliance on traditional chemical water treatments. Which is why SanEcoTec is so proud to be working on a municipal water treatment system for Milltown, Newfoundland, with the…(Read More)

OTTAWA, ON – SanEcoTec is proud to expand its team with the addition of August Guo as Research and Development Coordinator. August will support and advance Company R&D goals and will coordinate in-house laboratory testing and trouble-shooting capabilities to advance product development. August will be working closely with the SanEcoTec engineering team…(Read More)

  Ottawa, ON – Canada’s Annual Clean50 Awards ( is proud to announce that SanEcoTec CEO, Els Vanbeckevoort, is a 2018 Clean50 Honouree. “Canada’s Clean50 Awards are announced annually by Delta Management Group and the Clean50 organization to recognize those 50 individuals or small teams, from 16 different categories, who have done…(Read More)

Water Primer, Water Primacy

The Setup It all comes back to water. And it’s not an infinite source. Experts predict that by 2030 we could be facing a water deficit of 40%, meaning our current water use is robbing us of water use in the future. While the amount of planetary water cannot be increased or decreased, we…(Read More)

Different greenhouses have different water needs, but all greenhouses share the same need of understanding and maintaining the quality of their irrigation water. Re-using water – while beneficial in cost, conservation and energy – comes with the potential risk of spreading disease from a single plant to the rest of the greenhouse. Unless tested, the…(Read More)

Milltown, Newfoundland has been through a lot in recent years – Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and a willfully set fire that consumed the school, Town Hall and RCMP detachment. In addition to all this, the municipal drinking water of the Town has pH, iron and colour measures that exceed provincial guidelines. For a Town that’s…(Read More)

Huwa-San® Peroxide (HSP), a silver-ion-stabilized hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), is an integral part of AVIVE™ Healthy Water Programs. It provides superior residual and sanitization while also improving water quality and aesthetic appeal through a natural and environmentally sustainable process. In addition to its success as a water treatment, HSP also has many other…(Read More)

When it comes to water, the words clean and healthy are not the same. Clean suggests a pristine glass of water – colourless and with no abnormal taste or odour. In Canada, most glasses filled with tap water fit this image. But no matter its aesthetic appeal, this isn’t necessarily healthy water. For the past…(Read More)

ATP Testing

WHAT IS ATP? ·         Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is a molecule associated with all living cells and is essential for microbiological life ·         ATP is responsible for the transport of energy in the living bacterial cell and the feeding and reproduction (multiplication) of the cell ·         ATP provides a reliable indication of biological activity in water…(Read More)

Dear Prime Minister

Dear Prime Minister, Further to my last letter to you… Canada has a lot of water. Twenty per cent of global freshwater resources. Except more than half isn’t useful. Environment and Climate Change Canada tells us water needs to be in a particular place and of a certain quality for it to be useful…(Read More)