Wastewater Treatment Systems

Field Tested:

The EcoNomadTM self contained, transportable utility technology was developed in 1999. Our containerized wastewater management systems have been manufactured since 2000, and provide an environmentally friendly solution to temporary and permanent installations requiring superior quality, treated effluent.

In 2003, the technology was first introduced to the western Canadian oil field servicing industry. Presently, there are on average 80 treatment units under lease to such companies as: EnCana Corporation, Apache Corporation, Fairborn Energy Trust, and others.

Our aim is to provide turnkey solutions for your remote facilities and transitional infrastructure needs. We are your one-stop wastewater management solution, with a small footprint both in the size of our units, and in the overall environmental impact.

Proven Technology:

The entire wastewater technology was developed as a stand-alone module that can easily be supplied to any installation site. Our units are factory assembled, and are delivered to the installation site in a ready to operate condition.

Dual chamber septic tanks (including aeration and fixed film media), treatment systems, disinfection and all control and alarms systems are securely installed into a singular, insulated unit. Our units are designed for continuous 4-season-operation. Convenient through-wall connections for dual raw sewage inlets, single outlet and hook-up for external power supply. 110 or 240 VAC power supply is required to operate these units, and NEMA 4 housing for control panel.

The pre-treated wastewater is dosed over a proven, extremely lightweight treatment medium and the treated effluent is collected for recirculation or for final discharge. Following ultra-violet light treatment and disinfection (depending on the authority having jurisdiction) the effluent is usually discharged directly above ground.

Treatment results depend on incoming sewage quality. On average, the treatment should result in the following discharge quality:

  • BOD: below 10 mg/l
  • TSS: below 10 mg/l
  • Coliform: 99% removal of fecal coliform

All units use identical core treatment technology. Our units can be scaled in size to service 2 person camps, and clustered to service up to up to 300 person installations. There is no requirement for the installation of underground septic tanks when using our systems, which means no blasting, no excavation and only minor surface earthwork and grading is required. Our modular systems also allow for rapid deployment, installation, and service for your wastewater needs.

Various add-on products including grease traps, power supply units, or potable water treatment systems enhance the services that we can provide. Our line of Compact Waste Treatment Solutions (CWTS) can be easily integrated into an office, guardhouse, residential, or workshop assembly.

Standard WTS Units:

The most common wastewater infrastructure units are the WTS 5,000 (housed inside a 20'ISO container, service capacity of 20-25 person ) and the WTS 10,000 (housed inside a 40'ISO container, service capacity of 45-50 person).

Series Applications * Estimated
Capacity **
Dimension Septic Tank Capacity Power Requirement
WTS 5,000 Full Facilities 20 to 27 Person 20' ISO Container 10,000 Liter (2,642 Gallon) 110 or 220 VAC
Office Facilities 53 to 67 Person
Bathroom Facilities 187 to 233 Person
WTS 10,000 Full Facilities 40 to 53 Person 40' ISO Container 20,000 Liter (5,284 Gallon) 110 or 220 VAC
Office Facilities 107 to 133 Person
Bathroom Facilities 373 to 467 Person
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Full Facilities (Kitchen, Toilet, Shower, Personal), Office Facilities (Toilet, Shower, Personal), Bathroom Facilities (Toilet, Personal)
Capacity Will Vary Depending on site specific details, use of the occupants, and the regional water usage codes or regulatioins

Compact WTS Units:

In response to specific client requests, we have developed "compact" units suitable for small sewage flows. The CWTS units are housed in custom, galvanized metal clad structures, including a C-channel skid. For shipment these units can be placed inside of conventional ISO shipping containers.

Series Applications * Estimated
Capacity **
Dimension Septic Tank Capacity Power Requirement
CWTS 500 Full Facilities 2 to 3 Person Custom Galvanized Metal Clad, (40"wide) x (90"long) X (86'tall) 1,000 Liter (2,64 Gallon) 110 or 220 VAC
Office Facilities 5 to 7 Person
Bathroom Facilities 19 to 23 Person
CWTS 600 Full Facilities 2 to 3 Person Custom Galvanized Metal Clad, (40"wide) x (90"long) X (86'tall) 1,200 Liter (317 Gallon) 110 or 220 VAC
Office Facilities 6 to 8 Person
Bathroom Facilities 22 to 28 Person
CWTS 1,000 Full Facilities 4 to 6 Person Custom Galvanized Metal Clad, (40"wide) x (90"long) X (86'tall) 2,000 Liter (528 Gallon) 110 or 220 VAC
Office Facilities 11 to 13 Person
Bathroom Facilities 33 to 47 Person
CWTS 1,600 Full Facilities 6 to 9 Person Custom Galvanized Metal Clad, (40"wide) x (90"long) X (86'tall) 3,200 Liter (845 Gallon) 110 or 220 VAC
Office Facilities 17 to 21 Person
Bathroom Facilities 60 to 75 Person
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Full Facilities (Kitchen, Toilet, Shower, Personal), Office Facilities (Toilet, Shower, Personal), Bathroom Facilities (Toilet, Personal)
Capacity Will Vary Depending on site specific details, use of the occupants, and the regional water usage codes or regulatioins

Residential & Custom Applications:

Our wastewater treatment solutions can be modified to suit multiple applications. In particular, the CWTS units are well suited as an alternative to residential septic systems. Our ability to treat grey water for release back into the environment, also enables water recycling for use in residential irrigation.

Every installation of a septic system requires site specific design. The EcoNomadTM concept for above ground wastewater management systems offers unique, sustainable solutions, as all parts of the wastewater management system (including septic tanks) are placed above ground. While earthwork may be required, a minimal impact on the existing landscape should be expected. Our units can be housed inside existing structures (home or barn), or can be framed into a shed or alternative structure.

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Ptarmigan Lane
Commercial Outfitters
Denver, Colorado
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www.ptarmiganlane.net
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