Fossil Water provides turnkey water, wastewater and environmental solutions to clients in the municipal, energy, power, mining, refinery and land development sectors. Our goal is to become part of our clients’ competitive advantage by applying innovation, leadership and our understanding of the entire life-cycle of our clients’ investments. We accomplish this goal by partnering with leading providers of intellectual and financial capital.
- Business Type:
- Service provider
- Industry Type:
- Water and Wastewater
- Market Focus:
- Regionally (various states or provinces)
- Year Founded:
- $1,000,000 US - $10,000,000 US
Leadership of Alberta WaterPortal.
Fossil Water is serving on the management advisory team for the launch of the Alberta WaterPortal - a web-based information portal that supports a new dialogue about water in Alberta. Bill Berzins is part of the management advisory team for this collaboration between the Bow River Basin Council, Alberta WaterSMART, IBM and Tesera. The beta site is available eventually the site will include modules supporting watershed planning activity across Alberta.
Fossil Water Appointment to Alberta Water Research Institute Board.
Bill Berzins has been appointed as one of 12 of AWRI's Advisory Board under the direction of Dr. Lorne Taylor, Chair of the Board and former Minister of Environment. The Alberta Water Research Institute is a $30 million investment by the Alberta government to implement a water research strategy focused on safe drinking water, efficient water use and healthy watersheds. It will be operated by Alberta Ingenuity and play a lead role in the implementation of Alberta’s Water for Life Research Strategy, while coordinating provincial water research with national and international efforts to ensure the long term safety, quality and sustainability of Alberta’s water resources.
Fossil Water Contributes Leadership to Alberta’s Water for Life Strategy.
Fossil Water's President, Bill Berzins, has served in a variety of roles with the Bow River Basin Council for more than ten years and presided as Chair through the startup of the Council as a Society in 2002. The BRBC is the official Watershed Planning and Advisory Council for the Bow River Basin and represents more than 150 member organizations. The BRBC is launching its Water Quality Objectives in 2008 - the WQO's will provide targets for the major reaches of the Bow River. Bill also active with the Alberta Water Council project teams and served on the AWC Executive through the startup of the Council as a Society in 2007. The AWC is working on multiple fronts to address Province-wide issues including water efficiency and conservation, wetlands policy development, research priorities and stewardship.