Environmental Business Specialists, LLC

At EBS, we are inspired to think about wastewater treatment differently. We are an independent wastewater treatment consulting and training company that provides unique solutions to a variety of operational and training challenges facing industrial wastewater professionals. As trusted advisors for our clients, we are inspired to help them protect North America’s rivers, lakes, streams, and estuaries while supporting their financial goals and long-term sustainability.

Company details

1930 Surgi Drive , Mandeville , Louisiana 70448 USA

Locations Served

Manufacturers Represented

Business Type:
Consulting firm
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater - Water Consulting and Engineering
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)
Year Founded:
$10,000,000 US - $100,000,000 US

Since 1997, EBS has provided a unique blend of technical expertise and customer focused services to an ever-growing list of industrial clients. The EBS client list includes Fortune 500 corporations and small manufacturing facilities alike, including the four largest North American pulp and paper companies and two of the three largest water treatment chemical suppliers. We service pulp and paper mills, food processing plants, petroleum refineries, and chemical processing facilities throughout the United States, Canada, and South America.

Principal Consultant Mike Foster has over twenty-eight years of experience with industrial wastewater systems. As an author of a book on biological wastewater systems and numerous articles and technical papers, Mike is widely sought after as a speaker and trainer for conferences, workshops, and short courses throughout the country. EBS is proud to be a family business. President Christine Foster also has over twenty-five years of technical support and marketing experience in the pulp and paper industry.

EBS believes in doing business with those who share our fundamental beliefs and core values. We appreciate the importance of protecting North America’s receiving streams and waterways. We are inspired to approach industrial biological wastewater treatment differently, more holistically, and we never underestimate the impact of wastewater on the receiving stream. EBS is responsive to the needs of our clients and we recognize that we must continually strive to earn their business and loyalty.