Why BQE Water

Cost-effective Compliance

Our mine water treatment solutions achieve compliance with strict regulations and reduce life cycle costs by: minimizing waste and liabilities, recovering value from waste; and maximizing water recovery

Manage & Mitigate Risks

We provide performance and operating guarantees to manage the technical risks with treating wastewater from mining and hydrometallurgical activities

Customized Solutions

Every waste stream is different and every site has unique requirements for environmental discharge, waste residue disposal and operational considerations – we customize solutions to your needs

Full Scope of Services

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Lab Testing

Verify process applicability and optimal performance specifications


Pilot Demonstration

On-site field testing and technology demonstration for sulphate and selenium removal

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Engineering Design & Procurement

Detailed process design, equipment specifications and plant automation

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All tasks to bring new plant to performance targets



Labour required for plant operations, technical supervision, reporting and preventative maintenance

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Ongoing Technical Support

Data analysis, troubleshooting, operator training and 24/7 on-call remote assistance

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Plant Optimization

Reducing costs and optimizing performance of existing plants

We Work for You

Highly responsive

We have initiated water treatment at mine sites within five weeks of first contact and delivered full-scale plants in as little as five months.

Best solution for you

We will tell you if another technology is best for your site or if treatment objectives can be met with modifications to your existing solution.

Selective Treatment

We target constituents of concern to provide greater process efficiency and to optimize water treatment life cycle costs.