ABOUT US

Smart Water Treatment Company

Since 2000, Dekker Biotech (Pty) Ltd has been helping clients overcome their environmental challenges. 

Dr Len Dekker (PhD. Biotechnology) has over 20 years of experience in the industry. He consults with clients regarding their wastewater management and re-use opportunities, as well as soil contamination issues. Our clients are in various industries ranging from food factories, abattoirs and wineries, to sewage.

Dekker Biotech's focus on sustainability results in cost-effective, environmentally-friendly and low-maintenance solutions for our clients.

In his timeline of service delivery, some of the wetland based water treatment systems implemented under Dr Dekker's consultancy received recognition in well-known periodic publications in the field, such as Farmer's Weekly, Landbou Weekblad and Water & Sanitation Africa.

A Wastewater Solution – Tomato Processing as published in the October 2008 edition of Water & Sanitation Africa (the official magazine of the Water Institute of Southern Africa). READ ARTICLE   |  VIEW MAGAZINE ABSTRACT

Wetlands turn wastewater into an asset as published in the 7 September 2012 edition of Farmer’s Weekly magazine distributed within South Africa. READ ARTICLE

Vleilande suiwer wynkelder se water as published in the May 2014 edition of Landbou Weekblad magazine. READ ARTICLE   |  VIEW MAGAZINE ABSTRACT

We offer our expertise with the backing of a research facility and the result of reducing cost and risk in compliance with the DWS and DEFF.
(DWS - Department of Water and Sanitation (Old name: DWA | DEFF - Department of Environment, Forestry, and Fisheries)


Our solutions are RESOURCEFUL and TRANSFORMATIONAL

Dekker Biotech Logo Icon. Liquid waste management and soil pollution control, Western Cape, George, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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THINKING

DEKKER BIO THINKING understands that liquid waste and polluted soil are not waste but a resource. It sees the need to change the linear dead-end ‘dispose of waste’-economy to the circular economy of contaminated water and soil recovery wherever we get a chance to apply industrial environmental pollution control. It also applies the principle that micro-organisms are the most effective, cost-efficient method of degrading waste products in the environment without costly chemicals or infrastructure.

NO LOOSE ENDS...
'CIRCULARITY’ aims to do away with waste while recovering resources for its continual use. At its very core, it encourages the use of eco friendly and regenerative methods with the result of a ‘take, create and reuse’-model of production. READ MORE... - Core Concepts of waste management.
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ECO

DEKKER BIO ECO is applying bioremediation principles to craft biological product solutions for re-sourcing, reclaiming and reusing our precious liquid waste and polluted soil. View our Biological Products.
Biological Products

THE EARTH'S OWN WISDOM

Bioremediation is the engineered application of biological ‘agents’ (including bacteria, algae, fungi, etc.) to degrade a material.

PRINCIPLES: It uses the principles of nature’s biodegradation process and therefore with less disruption of the contaminated environment when compared to other clean up methods. In other words, by using bioremediation methods for liquid waste management and soil pollution control, we use the Earth’s own ‘wisdom’ to conserve it but with the application of environmental-friendly ‘optimized circumstances’, resulting in much quicker results.

With the frequency and complexity of today’s industrial waste streams, Bioremediation’s intelligent biodegradation formulas are critical. The good news is that it cost less compared to other clean up methods, while it also complies with the Department of Water and Sanitation' (DWS) regulations.
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CUSTOM

DEKKER BIO CUSTIOM employs specialist water treatment expertise to design site-specific sustainable liquid waste management systems. See how our industrial waste water recycling and treatment can put your company on the next level.
Waste water recycling plants
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HEALTH

DEKKER BIO HEALTH is passionate about healthy solutions that spark long term growth. In the industrial environmental pollution control field, it means that we want to offer solutions that can help to future proof your company, and, by positively contributing to the future of industrial pollution we hope to do our part in protecting the planet. Comply with SA's green legislations (DEFF / DWAF) while saving on water costs. Enter the circular economy, benefit from your "corporate social responsibility"-count (CSR) and generate returns.

SPARK LONG TERM BENEFITS

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become so important, companies cannot afford to ignore it anymore. Furthermore, environmental protection is one of the key drivers pushing businesses globally towards CSR. READ MORE... - Core Concepts of waste management
IMPORTANT ASPECTS TO CONSIDER

SA LEGISLATION

On the international front, anti-ecological behavior is strongly discouraged and South Africa’s legislative climate is transforming to embrace the global move towards a decarbonized economy. The year 2019 marked this shift firstly with the implementation of carbon taxes and secondly, the massive shift in South Africa's waste legislation that forbids liquid waste from landfill. READ MORE... - Core Concepts of waste management.