University of Toronto
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto (U of T) has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in the world, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian campus. With more than 75,000 students and over 450,000 alumni active in every region of the world, U of T’s influence is felt in every area of human endeavour.
HydraTek enjoys strong linkages with the U of T and collaborates with faculty, staff and current and past students on a regular basis. HydraTek’s founder, Dr. Bryan Karney, is a well-respected and highly decorated member of the University’s faculty.
Robertson Technology from Australia is one of the world’s leading pump efficiency research and development companies. Robertson Technology manufactures and distributes specialized thermodynamic pump efficiency testing equipment across the world.
HydraTek has exclusive rights to Robertson Technology’s high-accuracy thermodynamic pump efficiency testing technology. HydraTek and Robertson Technology work together to promote pump efficiency monitoring and assessments.
Engineers Without Borders
Engineers Without Borders (EWB) creates opportunities for rural Africans to access clean water, generate an income from small farms, and have improved access to the services and infrastructure they need to improve their lives. EWB harnesses the problem-solving approach and creative pragmatism of the Canadian engineering sector to address the root causes of poverty in rural Africa.
HydraTek is a proud supporter of EWB in their pursuit to bring safe drinking water and sanitation to African nations. Several of HydraTek’s previous and current team members have been involved in EWB’s global activities.
Ontario Power Authority
The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) is responsible for ensuring an adequate, long term supply of electricity in Ontario – a critical factor in the province’s continued growth and prosperity. OPA’s vision is to lead Ontario in the development of North America’s most reliable, cost-effective and sustainable electricity system.
HydraTek is partnered with and supported by the OPA Conservation Fund to test and characterize the efficiency of municipal water pumps in municipalities across Ontario.
Fabian Papa & Partners
Fabian Papa & Partners (FP&P) provides consulting engineering services related to the planning, creation, maintenance and enhancement of municipal infrastructure driven by the development/re-development of land, or the ongoing needs of public sector utilities responsible for the operation, maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement of these systems.
Fabian Papa of HydraTek, is the founder of this affiliate boutique firm which provides niche municipal engineering services. HydraTek and FP&P often share resources, and team to deliver local specialty projects.