Caribbean countries share similar economic and sustainable development challenges, including a small population, remoteness, susceptibility to natural disasters, and most importantly, vulnerability to climate change and climate variability.
Oneka Technologies created a Sea Water Reverse Osmosis Unit that desalinates sea water into fresh potable water using only kinetic energy of ocean waves to drive this entire process. A small solar panel on top of the buoy provides power to the controls and communication back to shore. With extensive water treatment expertise and a Barbados office, Integrated Sustainability was retained by Oneka Technologies to navigate the regulatory landscape and process for implementation of the Sea Water Reverse Osmosis Unit in Barbados.
Design and Implementation of an Integrated Blue Economy Policy Framework and Strategic Action Plan for Barbados
Implement an integrated Blue Economy policy framework and strategic action plan with local Caribbean partners and international specialists.
Prime contractor for all construction, construction management, procurement, QA/QC, of a 100,000 m3 lined freshwater storage reservoir.
Provided the siting, geotechnical investigation, preliminary/detailed engineering, regulatory package, procurement, and construction services required for 2 x 50,000 m3 saline water storage ponds in NE BC. Collected orthorectified imagery with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), which was used to provide periodic excavation and fill volumes. Provided onsite QA/QC construction services. Successful in obtaining approval from BC Regulator. Implementation of an innovative outtake system.
Prime contractor accountable for project management, construction management, civil earthworks, geomatics, QA/QC, and post construction.
TSS management system utilizing innovative passive flocculation technology for water quality management in surface water event ponds.
Evaluate 3 sites and several water intake technology options for a 60,000 m3 per day water intake on the Liard River in British Columbia.
The client requested that Integrated Sustainability conduct a water risk assessment that included the evaluation of source water, water use, and associated water-related risks in relation to its operations and anticipated developments.
The client retained Integrated Sustainability to conducting a compliance assessment and the development of a regulatory maintenance plan
A study designed to provide a detailed overview of current operational conditions of a thermal energy plant, which consists of drafting piping and instrumentation diagram (P&IDs) and process flow diagrams (PFDs), sampling plan, and an evaluation of the water chemistry. Following the completion of the water chemistry evaluation, Integrated Sustainability conducted a multi-criteria evaluation which assessed water treatment technologies and optimization strategies to reduce disposal costs.
Provide hydrogeological and geospatial analytical services for the creation of a regional fluid disposal assessment in Alberta.