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Treatment Facilities

Our Company

River Birch Biodisk Inc., is an industrial leader specializing in the design, manufacture, installation and operation of wastewater treatment facilities utilizing rotating biological contactors (RBCs). The corporation has vast global experience with the successful installation of this technology which is in use in over two thousand wastewater treatment facilities at sites in Canada, USA, South America, Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Far East.

River Birch Biodisk is in business to provide customers with cost effective and reliable wastewater treatment solutions. The company is innovative and is constantly looking to learn from customer experiences on how new products and services may address growing unfilled needs in the marketplace. We welcome the opportunity to serve you.


The BIODISK products have several unique properties making it a desirable system for ease of operation and maintenance including:

  •  Ultra-Low Power Consumption (Lowest in the industry)

  •  No field tests 

  •  Long-term biosolids (sludge) storage 

  •  No odour 

  •  Built-in multi-stage process utilizes naturally occurring microbes 

  •  Low operator skill requirements 

  •  Operator intervention is limited to preventative maintenance and  periodic  sludge withdrawal

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BIODISK typical domestic wastewater treatment applications: Towns, Subdivisions, Remote Communities, Hotels, Resorts, Apartments / Condominiums, Shopping Malls, Plazas, Homes, Cottages, Schools, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Campgrounds, Trailer Parks, Construction Camps, Mining Camps, Marinas, Restaurants and Golf Courses.


Originally founded by Mr. Tom G. Smith more than 50 years ago, River Birch Biodisk has world-leading experience with the RBC process. 


Tom also founded CMS ROTORDISK Inc, in 1974 which led to the introduction and utilization of RBC technology worldwide.  

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