George W. Thorpe

George W. Thorpe

George W. Thorpe has been a registered member of professional engineering associations in BC/Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Northwest Territories/Nunavut.He serves on the board (and is co-owner) of BI Pure Water (Canada) Inc. and Paragon Power Inc. George manages the design and development for advanced water treatment products and package systems and researches advanced, energy efficient water treatment products.

He has patented several products and processes, and was co-designer of the BCWWA Small Water System of the Year 2007 (Van West Whistler) and 2009 (Ymir), and won Water and Waste Magazine Top Small System 2009, as well as the APEGBC Environmental Design Award 2010.

George served previously with the Alberta Research Council as NRC IRAP Industrial Technology Advisor, and then Manager of Manufacturing & Engineering Services.