Clearford completes commissioning of first fully operational Clearford One™ system in Ontario

The potable water network installed in a common trench with the sewer system is also complete and fully operational.

Feb 22nd, 2016
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Clearford One(TM) commissioning ceremony at Fetherston Mobile Park, North Grenville Ontario. From left to right: Peter Rupcic and Richard Nie, Koester Canada; Karen Dunlop, Direct Public Works and David Gordon, Mayor, North Grenville; Kevin Loiselle, Clearford Water Systems Inc., Maurice Dumoulin, Fetherston Mobile Park Association and Brian J. Carré, Chief Administrative Officer, North Grenville. (CNW Group/Clearford Water Systems Inc.)

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2016 -- Clearford Water Systems Inc. today announced that it held a commissioning ceremony for its Clearford One™ installation at Fetherston Park in North Grenville Ontario which is now commissioned and operating within all Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) regulatory requirements.

As announced in a Clearford press release on January 29th, 2016, the system is currently collecting and treating all sanitary sewage for 38 permanent residences, with capacity to service 46. The potable water network installed in a common trench with the sewer system is also complete and fully operational. Both the potable water and wastewater treatment plants include ultra violet purification using the Hallet® system designed and manufactured by UV Pure Technologies Inc. of Toronto, a subsidiary of Clearford.

In the summer of 2013 the Municipality of North Grenville issued a notice to the residents that it would close the park and evict residents due to public health concerns related to the failed wastewater system. Clearford has provided a unique solution which has allowed the residents of Fetherston to revitalize the Park and maintain their homes. "We are very pleased with the speed we were able to commission this plant and see it operating in full compliance with MOECC regulations " said Clearford CEO Kevin Loiselle "This is the first Clearford One™ installation in Ontario and we are looking forward to using this site to demonstrate the versatility of our packaged wastewater management solution " he continued.

Clearford hosted the commissioning event at the site on February 19, 2016 which was attended by the residents, representatives of the municipality, its subcontractors and suppliers who installed the system and the operators of the system. A grand opening event will follow in the summer of 2016.

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About Clearford Water Systems Inc.
Clearford Water Systems Inc. (TSX-V: CLI) is a provider of unified water management and sanitation systems based on Clearford One™. Clearford One™ is a proprietary system comprised of ClearDigest™ smart digester, ClearConvey™ small bore sewer, and ClearRecover™ final treatment facility. For more information on Clearford Water Systems, please visit www.clearford.com.

About UV Pure Technologies Inc.
UV Pure Technologies manufactures technically advanced UV water purification systems. The Company has won an Artemis Top 50 Clean Tech Company award, two Frost and Sullivan Best Practices awards, a Canadian Drinking Water Association award for innovation, and is a Going Green Global Top 200 company.

There are currently over 14,000 UV Pure systems in residential, commercial, industrial, public and municipal applications, with flow rates up to 1 million gallons per day. An aerospace version of UV Pure's system is being used by Boeing to purify water on its new 787 Dreamliner.

UV Pure's patented Crossfire Technology® is dramatically advantaged compared to conventional UV systems. Lamps are mounted in air surrounded by elliptical reflectors providing more effective deactivation of pathogens, facilitating easy lamp changes and visual quartz inspection. They are self-cleaning, smart – with multiple sensors and on-board diagnostics guiding maintenance, engineered to be fail-safe, virtually maintenance free, and are plug-in ready for remote monitoring. For more information on UV Pure Technologies, please visit www.uvpure.com.

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