Monday, April 29, 2013   

WaterTAP Welcomes H2O Innovation to Ontario; Company Strengthens Key Water Technology Cluster in Province

WaterTAP Ontario, an organization established to help Ontario-based water industry entrepreneurs and emerging water technology businesses grow to become successful global competitors, is pleased to announce that H2O Innovation Inc. has opened a new office in Burlington, Ontario. A North-American leader in the water treatment solutions for municipal and industrial markets, Québec City-based H2O Innovation is expanding its operations as part of the company’s strategic growth to maintain coast-to-coast business coverage across Canada, and serve the company’s clients in the central and mid-western United States.

"We are pleased that H2O Innovation has selected Ontario as their new location for expanding their water business," said Brian Mergelas, CEO of WaterTAP. "Ontario is a world leader in membrane filter technology innovation, research, and manufacturing, with more than 40 membrane technology companies based in our province. H2O Innovation’s presence will further strengthen the membrane filtration technology sector in Ontario, and help generate new opportunities that make Ontario the water technology hub of the Americas."

"Ontario is a great location for accessing strategic markets and geographies essential to the growth of the company, particularly in the industrial, mining, and municipal markets of Canada and the United States," said Denis Guibert, H2O Innovation Engineering Director and Ontario Office Manager. "Being in Ontario is a real benefit to our company because of the close proximity to key material suppliers and expert technical resources available here in Ontario, including Ontario’s acclaimed water research community."

Serving municipalities and corporate clients in North America, and select locations internationally, H2O Innovation produces custom-built membrane filtration water treatment solutions and provides a complete line of specialty chemicals and consumables for membrane filtration and reverse osmosis systems. H2O Innovation’s new Burlington, Ontario location places the company in the heart of one of the world’s leading "water hubs," part of a thriving community of water-technology businesses, research expertise, and governmental support that is rapidly becoming a magnet for global water technology companies.

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About WaterTAP
WaterTAP, founded in 2010 with the Government of Ontario support, is the province’s water sector champion. It connects growing water companies with promising ideas to the right industry partners, potential customers, business support programs, international investors and other capital sources. More than 900 water businesses are headquartered in Ontario and the sector employs over 22,000 people. For more information, visit

About H2O Innovation
H2O Innovation designs and provides state-of-the-art, custom-built, and integrated water treatment solutions based on membrane filtration technology to municipal, energy & natrual resources end users. H2O Innovation also provides a complete line of specialty chemicals and consumables for membrane filtration and reverse osmosis systems. For more information, visit

SOURCE: WaterTAP Ontario