AdTech Environmental

For over three decades AdTech has been treating (and often recycling) liquid wastes from the aviation industry (aircraft paint shops, AFFF, airfield operations, etc.) as well as oil refineries, wool scouring plants, abattoirs, electroplating, chemical manufacturing and textile dyeing operations, sewage treatment plants and many more pollution sources.

Company details

Suite 1, 38 East Esplanade , Manly , NSW 2095 Australia

Locations Served

Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

For over three decades AdTech has been treating (and often recycling) liquid wastes from the aviation industry (aircraft paint shops, AFFF, airfield operations, etc.) as well as oil refineries, wool scouring plants, abattoirs, electroplating, chemical manufacturing and textile dyeing operations, sewage treatment plants and many more pollution sources.

Beyond these applications, we have also developed a means of quickly, effectively and economically converting polluted streams to safe drinking water – a technological advance with enormous humanitarian implications.

Finally, AdTech has also devised a technology that makes activated sludge treatment processes both more efficient and more cost effective. This is marketed through partner company, AQA Engineering.

Our recent focus has been on the aviation industry, which has experienced a period of unprecedented growth in Australia since 2000. Almost 30% of Australia's aviation firms are now located in Queensland where AdTech has a strong ongoing presence, particularly on Queensland’s military air bases (see case studies).

Our People
AdTech was initially a family company founded by Australian engineer Boyd Keogh. He developed the unique filtration and adsorption technologies now used across a wide range of commercial and industrial applications. AdTech currently has teams of qualified technicians based in Sydney, northern NSW and South-East Queensland and a sister company in California, USA.

At Head Office in Sydney, Greg Keogh is the company’s Technical Director. Mark Weston is our Operations Manager, Scott Hannan our Strategic Advisor and David Keogh, Anna Cosio and Dan Day our marketing team.

Our associates at AQA Engineering look after the enhancement of sewage treatment plants.

Philosophy
The inability to provide safe water and adequate sanitation services to all people has been humanity’s greatest social failure of the last 100 years. Incredibly, half the people on Earth today lack access to the quality of water available to the citizens of ancient Rome more than 2,000 years ago! It is AdTech’s overall goal to help redress this failure.

Every stream of wastewater is unique and deserves a distinctive treatment process. While specialising in the aviation industry, AdTech’s Mission is to provide tailored solutions for all manner of industrial wastewater problems, treating contaminated water to re-use quality, thus protecting this most vital resource.

Our unique technologies have proven effective all over the world… in Australia, the U.S., South Africa, Switzerland, France, Germany, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

AdTech believes in providing cost effective solutions for our clients’ wastewater problems. This may mean using only our own proprietary technologies or if necessary, incorporating traditional and non-proprietary solutions into our treatment methods.

Every drop counts

The need to recycle and re-use wastewater has never been more critical. Water is being wasted; parts of the planet are drying out; people are dying for lack of access to safe, clean drinking water.

Consider these facts - statistics that are generally accepted by The United Nations, the World Health Organisation and Millennium Development Goals:

  • 1 billion human beings around our planet (i.e. one in every six people) currently lack access to clean drinking water
  • 2.5 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation
  • 50% of all hospital beds on Earth are occupied by people with easily preventable, water-borne diseases
  • Between 3 and 5 million people die every year from water-borne diseases… 1.8 million of these are children
  • (more than 6,000 children die every day, or one every 15 seconds, from water-borne diseases)
  • Women and girls in Africa spend a staggering 40 billion hours a year finding and carrying water back to their families
  • With humanity is sucking water out of the ground four times faster than it's being replenished by nature, 66% of people on Earth will suffer from water shortages by the year 2025
  • And while global warming is unquestionably one of the most important issues facing the planet today, most experts believe that the water crisis is even more pressing