About Saltworks

Saltworks Technologies is devoted to treating challenging saline or ammonia wastewaters, at the lowest cost to our clients.

Saltworks is a water technology company that designs, builds and operates industrial wastewater treatment plants to treat the toughest waters. We use the best technology for the job, leveraging strengths from the past while applying innovation to boost performance.  If we are not a fit, we will point you in the right direction.  If we are a fit, we will apply our industry leading expertise to draw from a combination of off-the-shelf and advanced technologies to best tackle your problem.


Our efforts are focused on zero liquid discharge, brine concentration, scaling water treatment, oil & gas water treatment and industrial water desalination. Saltworks Technologies’ goal is to provide reliable and economic water treatment solutions to a wide range of industries.


Saltworks is a privately-held company. Our shareholders include BP, Cenovus Energy, ConocoPhillips, Knight Piésold Engineering and Teck Resources. We solve their problems; they see our strengths. None have controlling or IP interests. Their interests are the same as yours: reliable and lower cost water treatment that frees them to focus on their core business.


With plants sold worldwide and repeat orders from major multinational organizations, Saltworks has an established history of delivering solutions that treat the most complex brines and wastewaters. Contact an engineer today to get started on your project.

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Management Team

Benjamin Sparrow, CEO  
Ben is a Professional Mechanical Engineer with an MBA. He invented Saltworks’ first product line and continues to thrive on leading Saltworks' team of engineers, scientists, and builders to develop innovative solutions for customers.

Joshua Zoshi, COO  
Josh co-founded Saltworks with Ben and runs all operating aspects of the company. He holds both an engineering degree and an MBA.

Dr. Xiangchun Yin, CTO Flex EDR  
Dr. Yin is a highly skilled chemist with a keen view to developing practical and economic solutions. He received his PhD in polymer chemistry and has contributed dozens of patents to Saltworks' EDR technology.

Malcolm Man, SVP Business Development  
Malcolm is an engineer with an MBA who leads Saltworks' customer-facing initiatives. He ensures customer needs are exceeded for every project, while also delivering 100% on scope, schedule and budget.

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