Terratec Environmental Ltd. pled guilty to one offence under the Ontario Water Resources Act for applying anaerobic digestate to farmland, which escaped through an agricultural drain into Six Mile Creek. Checking for drains is a standard precaution before spreading anything on agricultural land.
Terratec Environmental Ltd. engages in biosolids management business. It offers sewage sludge transportation and spreading service. The company is based in Hamilton, Canada. Terratec Environmental Ltd. has a number of previous convictions, and operates as a subsidiary of American Water Canada Corp. It was fined $105,000 plus the 25% victim fine surcharge.