11975 Old Yale Rd, Surrey, BC


About Us

Canwest Tanks And Ecological Systems is a manufacturer of Water and Waste Water Tanks and Wastewater Treatment Plants including Moving Bed Bioreactor (MBBR) wastewater treatment systems and has been operating for over 30 years.
About Us


Canwest Tanks And Ecological Systems is a developer and manufacturer of Water and Wastewater Tanks and Wastewater Treatment Plants including Moving Bed Bioreactor (MBBR) wastewater treatment systems. We have been serving BC and western Canada for over 30 years and are a leader of innovation in the wastewater treatment industry.

Canwest Tanks, under the new ownership of the Eaton Family of Western Canada, focuses on best practise manufacturing and expert engineering. As a leader in the industry, Canwest applies globally recognized, proven, and innovative technology to organic processes. The 27,000 sq. ft. production plant and manufacturing facility is located in Surrey, BC.

Canwest Tanks - Workers checking water quality
Canwest Tanks -Student testing fresh water from a river
Canwest Tanks water stream

Our products meet all governmental regulations. We partner with several distributors to improve customer service and convenience in the markets we serve.

Our mission is to provide solutions for water and wastewater tanks, and wastewater treatment systems that offer Safe Water. Canwest’s tanks and treatment systems provide outstanding performance, future-proofing from catastrophe system failure and economic advantages that are unseen in industry competitor offerings.

Unlike the general engineered systems seen in the wastewater treatment industry, Canwest Tanks offers a specific engineered solution to provide a targeted and customized approach based on mass production.

Canwest Tanks & Ecological Systems works in partnership with Municipal and Provincial Health Departments and the Ministries of Environment to ensure that our products are above compliance and regulation standards.

Canwest Tanks - dock looking to the horizon

Our Management Team

Keith Blasius


Mr. Blasius is an accomplished and goal-driven professional offering over thirty years experience in retail, manufacturing, commercial real estate, executive leadership, logistics, market analysis and business development. He has a passion for identifying business inefficiencies and developing and implementing strategic plans to create opportunities and results. Mr. Blasius is looking forward to incorporating his manufacturing experience to Canwest Tanks & Ecological Systems as he oversees the organization’s operations.

His experience includes: Vice President Supply Chain, Vice President Operations, Director Corporate Service, Director Business Analysis, and Director Real Estate Development at The Jim Pattison Group owned Overwaitea Food Group, and Vice President of Saltspring Coffee.

Stephen Hendriks

Sales Representative, Major Accounts

With over thirty years of experience in the plumbing industry, Mr. Hendriks brings an array of knowledge and skills to Canwest Tanks. Stephen has worked in all areas of the plumbing industry starting as a delivery driver and working up to commercial account sales manager for the province of BC.

His expertise as a sales professional is an invaluable asset to the organization. As a valuable member of the Canwest Tanks & Ecological leadership team, Stephen understands customer needs and is committed to delivering professional service to our customers and partners in the wastewater industry.

Seyed Ebrahimi

Seyed Ebrahimi

Production Manager

Seyed Ebrahimi is an Operations and Manufacturing professional, renowned for his comprehensive expertise in Production Management, Project Coordination, and Quality Control. He brings a rich background that combines oversight of personnel and equipment for production activities with a focus on driving continuous improvement and workflow processes along with strategic leadership. Seyed has consistently demonstrated an exceptional ability to optimize operations, enhance productivity, and maintain the highest standards of quality across various manufacturing environments. His work experience includes roles in production management at Parissa Laboratories, ZCL Dualam, and other production enterprises.

His hands-on approach in managing personnel and workflows, coupled with his meticulous attention to maintaining equipment and facilities, has resulted in significant operational improvements and sustainable growth for the organizations he has been part of.Seyed’s commitment to excellence, combined with his proven track record in production and operations management, makes him a valuable asset to the Canwest Tanks team.

Georges Edouard Alexis

Project Engineer

Mr. Alexis brings over 20 years’ experience and expertise as a chemical engineer in the manufacturing industry.

He obtained his B.S.Chemical Engineering at West Virginia University. As a professional engineer and strong operations leader, Mr. Alexis provides knowledge and technical support to the Canwest Tanks leadership team.

His excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills and strong process control skills make him an integral member of the project management team for Canwest Tanks.

Dr. Stephen Ramsay

Project Engineer

Dr. Ramsay is a highly experienced water and pipeline specialist who has been involved in consulting, teaching and research for over thirty years. Dr. Ramsay has worked on all aspects of design, construction, operation and maintenance of pipelines in Alberta and internationally in over 35 countries. He has also appeared as an expert witness in numerous tribunals, hearings and trials in Canada and internationally.

Prior to working with Canwest Tanks, Stephen worked as a Senior Consultant at Calving Consulting in Calgary. A professional engineer, professor and member of APEGA, he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia followed by a PhD in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics from the University of Cambridge, England. Dr. Ramsey supports the project management team for wastewater treatment projects for Canwest Tanks with his expertise and technical knowledge.