Colorado Cleantech Industries Association Recognizes Company as Finalist for Innovative Water Treatment Technology
May 4, 2022 — Clearflow Group, a global leader in water treatment and environmental technology, today announced its successful participation in the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association's (CCIA) Mining Cleantech Challenge (MCC) for 2022.
The MCC is one in a series of Cleantech Challenges that connect large industry partners directly to innovative clean technology solutions. The 2022 call for applications asked for companies capable of working on issues related to advanced materials and chemicals, biological solutions, energy efficiency, process solutions, slurry and/or dirty solution filtration, water, and other key categories. Submissions were reviewed, applicants vetted, and program sponsors selected 12 companies as finalists to present during the virtual program.
Clearflow Group was one of 39 companies invited to participate in the international CCIA MCC, and one of just 12 companies selected to present and advance to the final.
“This was one of the most robust and diverse sets of technology applications to date in our Mining Cleantech Challenge series,” said Mary Austin, CCIA's executive director. “CCIA and its sponsors, who act as judges, were extremely impressed with the caliber of the companies that presented in this sixth iteration of the MCC. I am confident that the exposure and continued connections will yield positive outcomes for all involved, and the mining industry at large shall benefit thanks to this program.”
Clearflow Group finished second in the final competition of environmental technology companies from the United States, Canada, and Australia.
“Clearflow Group was the only water technology company to make the top three and the only Indigenous company,” said Jerry Hanna, CEO of Clearflow Group. “We are very honored to be in this elite group of innovators and continue to bring leading edge environmental technology to our global clients.”
Clearflow Group is an Indigenous-based company that manufactures and supplies large mining operations and industrial and municipal operations with leading-edge water treatment processes and products. Since 2005, the company has provided expert guidance, cutting-edge technology, and professional consulting services to satisfy water clarification and regulatory demands—on the surface, underground, or in-situ.
“Congratulations to two Edmonton companies: Clearflow Group Inc. and Growing Greener Innovations,” said Stan Pence, Trade Commissioner (Natural Resources) of the Consulate General of Canada - Denver. “This is the second consecutive year that Edmonton firms have been in the top three spots at the competition. World class!”
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About Clearflow Group Since 2005, Clearflow Group has worked to protect the environment with dependable and innovative solutions for clients around the world. Clearflow Group Inc. is an Indigenous business headquartered in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada, and member of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. The company also operates Clearflow Group US Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Clients across mining, industry, construction and municipal markets use Clearflow's patented, environmentally sustainable Gel Flocculants to reduce TSS, metals and phosphorous, to meet or exceed water discharge targets, and to reduce their environmental footprint. The company's water treatment experts also specialize in erosion and sediment control to reduce silt pollution at the source and throughout the watershed. For more information, visit clearflowgroup.ca
About Colorado Cleantech Industries Association
Founded in 2008, CCIA is a statewide, industry-led, industry-focused organization dedicated to promoting Colorado's cleantech industry. CCIA impacts Colorado's policies, people, products and programs that drive expansion of a cleaner, less expensive, more efficient and secure energy economy. Through advocacy, public policy leadership, development and education, CCIA works to ensure that Colorado is a global cleantech leader. For more information, visit coloradocleantech.com
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