February 21, 2023
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Kurt Hansen
Kurt joined WaterTectonics in 2019 as a Water Process Engineer. He is part of a team that designs water treatment systems based on lab scale process data. Kurt sizes equipment and creates engineering drawings, such as P&IDs (Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams) to help communicate the design to our electrical, software, mechanical, and manufacturing teams. Some of his more recent projects have focused on sustainability, which has been a highlight professionally.
January 24, 2023
WaterTectonics Selected by the US DOE and NAWI to Pilot Breakthrough Technology
The U.S. Department of Energy and the National Alliance for Water Innovation in collaboration with the California Department of Water Resources, announced the selection of 11 projects for negotiation that will pilot breakthrough technologies and systems that will allow for more reliable and affordable freshwater supplies for the United States. WaterTectonics is proud to be a collaborator on one of these important pilots. Learn more!
January 4, 2023
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Caitlin Callaway
Caitlin joined the WaterTectonics team in March of 2022 as a Water Process Engineer. She’s part of a team responsible for designing water treatment systems to meet stringent client requirements. She specifies and selects water treatment equipment, details exactly how the process will work, and develops a P&ID that communicates details of the project to our other engineering teams at WT as well as our in-house manufacturing team.
December 20, 2022
WaterTectonics Business Development Manager, TJ Mothersbaugh, Featured in EHS Aligned Podcast
Our very own Business Development Manager, TJ Mothersbaugh, is featured in the Mapistry EHS Aligned podcast. If you want to know more about PFAS treatment options, this episode is for you!
November 29, 2022
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Branden Johnson
As Manufacturing Manager at WaterTectonics, Branden oversees operations and manufacturing of all water treatment systems; coordinates resources and activities for the manufacturing team to produce quality products; and enforces company health and safety standards to ensure all employees go home safe to their families each day.
November 1, 2022
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: David Eames
In January of 2022, David returned to Washington and became the Client Sales Success Coordinator at WaterTectonics. In this role, David works with existing customers to build lasting relationships and ensure that water treatment systems operate at the highest level. A particular area of interest is finding ways to improve the service and consumables experience post installation for both new and existing customers.
June 13, 2022
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Jacob Aylesworth
Meet our #EmployeeSpotlight Jacob Aylesworth. Jacob joined the WaterTectonics team in 2014. He’s currently our Process Engineering Manager overseeing the engineering project process from start to finish. Jacob acts as a seasoned resource by providing both support and direction to the engineering team as they work through the often complex full-scale solution design.
June 3, 2022
WaterTectonics Research Project Collaboration Receives Federal Funding
The U.S. Department of Energy, in partnership with the National Alliance for Water Innovation, announced $17.7M in federal funding for sixteen research projects to support the development of innovative water treatment research. WaterTectonics is proud to be a collaborator for three of these important projects. Learn more!
April 19, 2022
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Angela Nam
Meet our #EmployeeSpotlight, Angela Nam. Angela joined the WaterTectonics team in 2010 where she worked her way through several roles in the company wearing various hats but always leveraging her background in chemistry, analytical/lab experience, and field experience. Angela is currently our Senior Environmental Scientist where she conducts bench-scale treatability studies in the R&D lab to develop treatment processes for water from various industries.
March 24, 2022
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Nathan Castillo
Meet our #EmployeeSpotlight Nathan Castillo. Nathan joined the WaterTectonics team in 2013 working his way through various roles in the company as a Senior Accounting Manager, Controller, and is currently our Director of Finance where he manages various areas of Finance including budgeting, forecasting, evaluating capital expenditures, managing annual audits, supporting negotiations through financial modeling, and managing banking/financing relationships with providers.
February 15, 2022
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Maribel Maldonado
Meet our #EmployeeSpotlight Maribel Maldonado. After completing a temporary project in with WT in 2013, Maribel joined the WaterTectonics team full time in 2015 as Office Administrator. Her primary goals at WaterTectonics are to keep day to day business operations running smoothly.
January 20, 2022
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Virgil Viernes
Meet our Employee Spotlight Virgil Viernes. Virgil joined the WaterTectonics team in 2021 as Regional Operational Sales Manager at our satellite office on Maui, Hawaii. With over 20 years of wastewater experience, working his way through treatment plant operation levels holding various positions including Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Manager and Solid Waste Division Compliance Specialist, he was a great addition! Virgil’s primary goals at WaterTectonics are the operation and maintenance of the ATC Makena Wastewater Treatment Plant and to expand the WaterTectonics wastewater program in Polynesia and beyond.
January 11, 2022
WaterTectonics Treats Leachate
WaterTectonics has been brought in to successfully investigate, design, provide, and service industrial wastewater treatment systems for PFAS applications in multiple industries. Treatability testing is used to determine the best alternatives, their associated cost, and service needs. If you’re currently facing a contamination issue, WaterTectonics can provide rental equipment for pilots as well as service team members to operate equipment in the field and remotely.
November 16, 2021
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Denney Eames, P.E.
Meet our #EmployeeSpotlight, Denney Eames. Denney joined the WaterTectonics team in 2012 as Technical Director. At WaterTectonics, he has been the technical lead for 100s of projects in multiple industries. He’s currently focusing on implementing water treatment solutions in the oil & gas and mining industries. Denney leads a team of 15 highly skilled engineers and scientists to develop and implement solutions for some of the more difficult water treatment problems on the planet.
June 15, 2021
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: TJ Mothersbaugh
Meet our #EmployeeSpotlight TJ Mothersbaugh. TJ officially joined the WaterTectonics team full time in 2008 after acting as a summer intern from 2003-2007. He’s proud of the hundreds of clients he’s been able to work with over his 13 years at WaterTectonics and thankful for the trust they’ve placed in him. Read more about our Business Development manager here.
May 10, 2021
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Ed Butler
Meet our #EmployeeSpotlight Ed Butler. Ed joined the WaterTectonics team in 2019 as a Regional Sales Manager. With over 30 years of experience in the design, manufacturing and commissioning of soil and groundwater remediation systems, he was a great addition! Ed is currently focusing on selling and deploying water treatment system solutions across all markets.
April 13, 2021
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Jeff Rose
Meet our Employee Spotlight, Jeff Rose! Jeff joined the WaterTectonics team in 2003 serving in multiple roles leveraging his integral knowledge of the design, manufacturing, installation and operations of our water treatment systems. He has lead hundreds of system installations and operations, both in the US and internationally, within various industries served by WT including Oil & Gas, Industrial and Construction. Jeff is currently Director of Project Solutions focusing on developing, selling, and deploying solutions across all markets.
March 19, 2021
WaterTectonics Employee Spotlight: Liisa Doty
Meet our Employee Spotlight, Liisa Doty! Liisa joined the WaterTectonics team in 2003 as our Regulatory Manager and then added National Construction Accounts Manager to her responsibilities. She’s been involved in over 400 projects in the Pacific Northwest and beyond providing consulting services, water treatment planning and regulatory expertise. Additional areas of focus include project management, treatment system application and design, lab scale treatability studies, permit writing, regulatory review, and treatment system implementation.
February 5, 2021
2021 EPA Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP)
The new EPA Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) was adopted last week. It will go into effect March 1, 2021. Many of our clients are covered by state level permits, but the MSGP does apply in some important regions and applications. It also serves as a guidance document for future state permit updates. The items adopted by the EPA in the MSGP often filter down to the state level permits over time. Click here for information we think our clients need to know.
January 7, 2021
WaterTectonics Mourns Passing of Longtime Friend and Employee
It’s with a heavy heart that we share the news of Stan Hendricks passing on December 18. As many of you know, Stan was one WaterTectonics’ founding employees. His excitement and countless hours that he put towards the company’s purpose were immeasurable. We’re thankful for his contributions to WaterTectonics but most of all for his friendship. In his 73 years, Stan touched countless lives and will be greatly missed.
October 15, 2020
WaterTectonics AGC Safety Team Award Winner
WaterTectonics has been presented the 2020 Top EMR and “As Low as You Can Go Award” from the AGC of Washington. We appreciate the recognition and are proud of our Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of 0.6 over the last 9 years. Safety isn’t just about policy but it’s a part of the WaterTectonics company culture.
October 6, 2020
WaterTectonics Recognized as 10+ Year Member of ISRI
WaterTectonics has been a proud member of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) for 10+ years! WaterTectonics is committed to the metal recycling industry by delivering innovative water treatment … Continue reading WaterTectonics Recognized as 10+ Year Member of ISRI
September 14, 2020
WaterTectonics is UL 508 Certified
UL is the trusted source across the globe for product compliance and has tested products for public safety for more than a century. WaterTectonics can build and certify industrial control panels to UL 508a standards.
August 24, 2020
Mapistry’s EHS Virtual Summit 2020 Speakers
Mapistry’s EHS Virtual Summit is August 26 – 27. This year, over 30 industry experts in environment, health and safety will be sharing information on the rapidly evolving regulatory landscape. WaterTectonics is a proud sponsor again this year. In addition, our Business Development Manager, TJ Mothersbaugh, will be presenting “Lessons Learned from the Front Lines of Stormwater Treatment: 2020 Edition” on Thursday, August 27 at 12:30pm PDT. Click here to learn more.
June 11, 2020
WaterTectonics Mourns Passing of Valued Board Member, Russell Garrison
WaterTectonics is saddened to announce that Board Member, Russell Garrison, passed away suddenly May 30, 2020. Russ was on the board of directors for over a decade sharing valuable expertise and helping WaterTectonics seek out creative ways to put our clients first. We’re thankful for his leadership, invaluable contributions and friendship. In his 60 years, Russ touched countless lives and will be greatly missed.
May 15, 2020
WaterTectonics Extends Capabilities to Produce Face Shields for Local Frontline Workers
The manufacturing team at WaterTectonics has extended their capabilities to produce high-quality, reusable face shields. WaterTectonics has supplied hundreds of reusable face shields to these local frontline workers in Everett, WA who are helping at-risk, unsheltered and food insecure populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
February 4, 2020
WaterTectonics Highlighted by The Daily Herald of Everett
The Daily Herald’s Business Journal highlights WaterTectonics as a clean tech innovator from Snohomish County. They share WT’s process for ensuring clients, across various industries, meet stringent state stormwater regulations. The article also focuses on CEO Jim Mothersbaugh’s contribution to the science of electrocoagulation and its large-scale, commercial uses.
January 7, 2019
WaterTectonics Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation in Water
20 years ago, WaterTectonics was founded by Seattle entrepreneur, Jim Mothersbaugh, with the vision of developing innovative water treatment technologies that would allow businesses to meet the demands of new and future environmental regulations. Reaching this exciting milestone could not have have been done without our wonderful team, clients and vendors. Thank you for the support and cheers to 20 years!
May 11, 2018
WaterTectonics Urban Redevelopment Project Highlighted by Stormwater Magazine
The latest edition of Stormwater Magazine highlights the involvement of WaterTectonics on the recent Self-Storage urban redevelopment project in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle to overcome water treatment challenges in an environmentally sensitive area with groundwater and soil contamination issues.
September 28, 2017
Storm Water Awareness Week 2017 Workshop Presenters
Storm Water Awareness Week 2017 is October 9 – 13 in California. This year, we’re proud workshop hosts! Our Business Development Manager, TJ Mothersbaugh, will be presenting “Active Treatment of Industrial Stormwater: When, Why, and How?” in Rancho Cordova on October 11 and in San Diego on October 12. The workshop is complimentary and space is still available. Click here to register: http://ow.ly/xZFd30fuW1p
July 26, 2017
Puget Sound Business Journal 2017 Book of Lists
WaterTectonics is surprised and excited to have been involved in 68% of the largest construction projects in the Puget Sound region as reported by the Puget Sound Business Journal 2017 Book of Lists.
January 23, 2017
WaterTectonics Partnered with Forester University to Present When Basic BMPs Are Not Enough Webinar
Last week, WaterTectonics partnered with Forester University to present an educational webinar entitled “When Basic BMPs Are Not Enough”. With over 1,100 registrations, the webinar was very well received. In case you missed the live presentation, the webinar will be hosted on the Forester University site as an on-demand download.
January 6, 2017
WaterTectonics Partnering with Forester University to Present When Basic BMPs Are Not Enough Webinar
The free, January 18, 2017 presentation will explore next steps in achieving stormwater compliance when basic best management practices (BMPs) are not meeting requirements.
November 22, 2016
WaterTectonics Named Global Top 10 Winner for GCCA Award
The Global Cleantech Cluster Assoication (GCCA) named WaterTectonics as a Later Stage Award Global Top 10 Winner in the water treatment category. The Global Top 3 and GCCA Grand Prize Winner will be announced in conjunction with the Global Solutions Summit (GSS) on December 13,2016, in Arkansas.
August 16, 2016
WaterTectonics Releases New Construction Site Water Management Guide
What’s your water strategy? Site water management is key to a project’s success. Before a shovel breaks ground, knowing how your team will collect, treat and dispose of site water is critical to staying on schedule.
April 13, 2016
WaterTectonics Port of Ridgefield Project Covered by Land & Water Magazine
The latest edition of Land & Water Magazine highlights the involvement of WaterTectonics on the recent Port of Ridgefield Development project to overcome water treatment challenges.
February 3, 2016
Puget Sound Business Journal 2016 Book of Lists
WaterTectonics is surprised and definitely excited to see that we’ve been involved in 9 out of 25 of the largest construction projects in the Puget Sound area in 2014 as reported by the Puget Sound Business Journal 2016 Book of Lists.
January 14, 2016
WaterTectonics Port of Ridgefield Project Covered by World Dredging Magazine
WaterTectonics’ National Sales Associate, Eric Bradley, was interviewed regarding the company’s recent Port of Ridgefield Development project for an article in the latest edition of World Dredging Magazine.
January 4, 2016
WaterTectonics Introduces New Compact EC System
The WaveIonics Compact is a new, turn-key package for stormwater treatment using industry leading electrocoagulation (EC) technology in a smaller footprint.
August 31, 2015
WaterTectonics Contributes Electrocoagulation Info to AMM
WaterTectonics’ Southeast Industrial Consultant, Gena Gustin, was asked to contribute to the “Fired Up” article in the September 2015 edition of American Metal Market.
August 13, 2015
WaterTectonics Highlighted as Leader Among Electrocoagulation Providers
Lux Research highlighted WaterTectonics in their most recent “Surviving the Shakeout in Frac Water Treatment Technologies” report. They state “As oil and gas companies look for ways to cut back … Continue reading WaterTectonics Highlighted as Leader Among Electrocoagulation Providers
April 30, 2015
WaterTectonics Named Silver Award Winner at 2015 Washington Manufacturing Awards
Seattle Business magazine honored 18 pioneering companies at its annual Washington Manufacturing Awards gala at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, WA. WaterTectonics was one of three finalists in the running for the 2015 Manufacturing Company of the Year award. On April 29th, they were selected as the Silver Award Winner in the Midsize Firms category.
February 27, 2015
WaterTectonics Selected as Finalist for Manufacturing Company of the Year
WaterTectonics is one of three finalists in the running for Seattle Business magazine’s Washington’s 2015 Manufacturing Company of the Year honor.
February 23, 2015
WaterTectonics Contributes to American Metal Market Stormwater Article
WaterTectonics was asked to contribute to the sustainable scrapyards article in the February 2015 edition of American Metal Market.
February 10, 2015
WaterTectonics Improves Water Treatment Field Service Program
WaterTectonics has improved their water treatment field service program by teaming up with ServiceMax, the leading field service management solution for a new era of business.
February 3, 2015
WaterTectonics is First Contributor to Scrap magazine’s New “Environmental Eye” Column
WaterTectonics’ Southeast Industrial Consultant, Gena Gustin, was chosen as the first contributor to Scrap magazine’s new “Environmental Eye” column.
May 21, 2014
WaterTectonics Selected to Present at Clean Technology Showcase
The Washington Clean Technology Alliance presents the inaugural Clean Technology Showcase, a one-day event to network, learn and invest.
January 24, 2014
WaterTectonics Featured in Latest WaterOnline Article on Electrocoagulation Technology
WaterOnline Magazine highlights the benefits and advantages of electrocoagulation technology in their new article, “Electrocoagulation: A Shocking Approach to Wastewater Treatment”.
October 2, 2013
WaterTectonics and Baroid IDP Sign Exclusive Licensing Agreement for the Mining Industry
WaterTectonics and Baroid IDP CleanWave® Water Solutions have today announced an integrated strategic partnership and licensing agreement to provide comprehensive water treatment solutions to the mining industry.
September 27, 2013
WaterTectonics Featured in 6 AGC 2013 Build Washington Awards
The AGC of Washington recognizes the professional excellence and community commitment of AGC member firms with the annual BUILD WASHINGTON AWARDS program.
June 23, 2013
WaterTectonics Hires Northwest Regional Sales Engineer to Better Service Pacific Northwest Customers
WaterTectonics is pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Scott as Northwest Regional Sales Engineer, serving new and existing clients in the Pacific Northwest region.
January 24, 2013
WaterTectonics Highlighted as Low-Energy Treatment Technology for Water Reuse in Report by Carollo Engineers
In this new report by Carollo Engineers, a team of researchers identifies and highlights technologies in various stages of commercial deployment that could be applied at wastewater treatment plants.
December 11, 2012
WaterTectonics Named to 2012 GoingGreen Global 200 List
WaterTectonics was named to the 2012 GoingGreen Global 200 Top Private Companies.
December 4, 2012
New York Times Highlights WaterTectonics Success in Oil & Gas Industry
WaterTectonics’ electrocoagulation technology was featured by the New York Times in their recent story highlighting the shale gas boom.
November 26, 2012
CleanWave Electrocoagulation System Featured in Wall Street Journal
WaterTectonics’ electrocoagulation technology was featured for a third time by the Wall Street Journal in their continued coverage of the shale gas boom and water recycling by operators.
November 14, 2012
WaterTectonics Named to 2012 Deloitte Technology Fast 500
WaterTectonics today announced that it ranked No. 278 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America.
October 12, 2012
WaterTectonics ranks #4 in Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List for 2012
WaterTectonics is pleased to announce that it was ranked the #4 fastest growing private company in Washington State by the Puget Sound Business Journal.
September 26, 2012
WaterTectonics ranks in Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List for 2012
WaterTectonics is pleased to announce that it has been named to Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List for 2012.
September 19, 2012
WE&T Magazine Highlights WaterTectonics Activity in Shale Gas
WE&T (Water Environment & Technology) Magazine highlighted WaterTectonics in their September 2012 issue.
September 13, 2012
WaterTectonics Named to 2012 Artemis Top 50
WaterTectonics is pleased to announce that it has been chosen for the 2012 Artemis Top 50 Water Tech Listing™.
August 20, 2012
EcoStorm Plus Treatment Train Receives GULD Approval
WaterTectonics is pleased to announce that the Royal Environmental Systems EcoStorm and EcoStorm Plus Treatment Train system has received General Use Level Designation (GULD) approval from the Washington State Department of Ecology.
December 8, 2011
Swedish Hospital Issaquah Awarded Technology/Life Science Project of the Year at NAIOP Night of the Stars
WaterTectonics congratulates the project team for Swedish Issaquah Hospital & Medical Center on winning the Technology/Life Science Project of the Year award at this year’s Washington State NAIOP Night of the Stars event.
September 1, 2011
Chemical Engineering Magazine Highlights Electrocoagulation as Alternative to Chemical Treatment
Lux Research ranked WaterTectonics’ WaveIonics™ electrocoagulation system as one of the most promising technologies for reduced and chemical free technologies in the water treatment field in Chemical Engineering magazine.
July 11, 2011
HeraldNet Highlights Stormwater Treatment at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders
Nichols Brothers Boat Builders is being hailed as a positive example to other boat builders for efforts going above and beyond in order to comply with Washington State discharge regulations.
May 25, 2011
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 Pacific Northwest Region Selects WaterTectonics President Jim Mothersbaugh as Finalist
WaterTectonics, an international leader in onsite water treatment and services, has announced that Jim Mothersbaugh, Founder and President is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Pacific Northwest Award finalist.
May 2, 2011
Halliburton`s CleanWave Water Treatment Technology Takes Spotlight Award at Offshore Technology Conference
Halliburton has received an OTC Spotlight Award at the Offshore Technology Conference for its CleanWave water treatment service. The service treats flowback and produced water to make it suitable for … Continue reading Halliburton`s CleanWave Water Treatment Technology Takes Spotlight Award at Offshore Technology Conference
April 2, 2011
HeraldNet Runs Story on WaterTectonics Success and Future Opportunities
HeraldNet profiles WaterTectonics’ ability to capitalize on a non-traditional market during the economic downturn in 2008.
February 22, 2011
Xconomy Seattle Covers WaterTectonics Presentation at Washington Clean Technology Alliance Event
Xconomy took note of WaterTectonics at a Washington Clean Technology Alliance meeting and its versatility across treatment sectors.
February 1, 2011
Seattle Business Magazine Highlights WaterTectonics
Seattle Business magazine features an article on WaterTectonics noting our pioneering efforts on treating industrial wastewater.
September 2, 2010
Daily Journal of Commerce Covers WaterTectonics Technology and Local History
The Daily Journal of Commerce reviewed WaveIonics™ technology and its implementation at construction sites in Washington state, where contractors are held to strict discharge limits.
July 27, 2010
WaveIonics Technology Receives GULD Approval from Washington State Department of Ecology
WaterTectonics is pleased to announce that WaveIonics™ electrocoagulation received General Use Level Designation from Washington State’s Department of Ecology for erosion and sediment control.