Advanced Sub-Unit Water Purification System
The project will procure an integrated system of water purification, storage, distribution, transportation and sustainment equipment to support the supply of water to Canadian Armed Forces sub-units in training and on operations. In order to realize procurement efficiencies, this project will incorporate the water production and distribution requirements of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC).
The project will improve the ability of the Canadian Armed Forces to purify water at the sub-unit level (125 to 250 soldiers). It will replace and augment the existing sub-unit water purification systems to fully sustain Regular and Reserve units on operations. Deliverables are expected to include a combined ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis based water purification system, associated water storage and distribution systems, sustainment kits and integrated logistics support. The project will modernize the storage and transport of water at a sub-unit level by acquiring a water tank (3000 L) to replace the in-service (1500 L) water trailer. The Water Tank Trailer was awarded in 2021 Oct to DEW Engineering.
$100 million to $249 million
Anticipated Timeline (Fiscal Year)
- Options Analysis Phase
- Definition Phase
- Implementation Phase
- Initial Delivery
- Final Delivery
Defence Capability Areas
Defence Capability Investment Areas
- Provisioning and Provisioning Support
- Specialty Support Equipment
- Water Management Systems
- Efficiency measures
- Training Services
Key Industrial Capabilities
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