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The City of Kelowna decided to equip their Memorial Arena with REALice and benefit from the 20K FortisBC rebate. Kelowna has already been using a system at their Rutland Arena serving two ice pads for several years with great success. The City  will be the 12th municipality in Canada repeatedly investing in REALice for their arenas...

Update July 2020 - FortisBC increased the incentive from $20,000 to $27,000 per REALice system* for their natural gas and electric customers who install ice resurfacing technologies to eliminate the need for hot water when making ice.  FortisBC has just announced a generous new program.  This...

Get more insights on the REALice technology in our latest tech brief Here is our latest technical brief on REALice. This paper highlights the effects of Watreco’s vortex process technology on water, discusses air in water in the context of artificial ice making, touches on the sizes...

Wade Yianakopolos is the operations manager at The Rinks at Exeter in Exeter, New Hampshire. When Wade and his team put in their REALice water treatment system at the beginning of December, 2018, the ice for the twin pads was already in. Following our best practices, they shaved...

REALice vs. Hot Water