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Last Updated: 2013-03-04

Lissom Soil & Water Inc.

Company information

Legal Name:   Lissom Soil & Water Inc.
Operating Name:   Lissom Soil & Water Inc.
Mailing Address
207 County Road 11
RR 1
PICTON, Ontario
K0K 2T0
Location Address
207 County Road 11
RR 1
PICTON, Ontario
K0K 2T0
Telephone: (613) 476-8147
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-829-7299
Fax: (613) 476-8150
Website URL: 

Contact information

John Porritt
  Title:   Manager
  Telephone:   (613) 476-8147
  Fax:   (613) 476-8150


Company description

The offices of Lissom Earth Sciences are located at 67 King Street in Picton, Ontario. This location enables the firm to effectively provide services throughout
southeastern/central Ontario, as well as being in close proximity to major airports. Services include:

Water Quality Management services; Industrial process wastewater disposal; quarry dewatering assessments; well interference investigations; subdivision assessments; groundwater supply evaluations; sewage disposal system assessments; groundwater monitoring programs; evaluation of waste disposal sites; project management and expert witness services; property transfer well and septic system assessments.
The company is registered with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario, and with the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario.

Lissom Earth Sciences is a licensed Well Contractor, with two Licensed Well Technicians on staff, and is a Licensed Septic System Contractor, with a Supervisor and Inspector on staff. The company also retains two Ministry of the Environment licensed Water Quality Analysts.

The company carries insurance through the Encon Insurance Company. This insurance provides coverage for errors and omissions in association with the provision of the above
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Exporting: Yes  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 541620 - Environmental Consulting Services
Primary Business Activity: Services  


Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: Development of a sustainable and regionally acceptable disposal system.
Since 1986, Lissom Inc. has been finding innovative solutions to the problems of onsite sewage disposal. These solutions have included:

evaluation and upgrading of existing conventional systems; design of new conventional systems; finding innovative solutions such as filter beds, biofilters, constructed wetlands, in problem areas; evaluation of site conditions and design of appropriate disposal system; monitoring of system performance.

Lissom provides a complete service from evaluation of the disposal requirements, integration of the site parameters into a solution, design of the disposal system, supervision of the installation/construction, and monitoring system performance.

Product Name: Environmental Products and Services
Product Name: Use of sludge as a fertilizer and soil conditioning supplement.
Over the past eight years Lissom Inc. has been managing municipal and industrial sludge as a benefit to agricultural production. This management procedure has involved:

establishing volumes and chemical characteristics of the sludge to be used; determining selection parameters for spreading sites; evaluation of suitable spreading sites; working with farmer to develop crop production program to maximize nutrients and soil conditioning benefits. This includes timing, type of crop, rotation to be used Working with local agricultural specialists to evaluate compaction and run-off risks Monitoring of soil and groundwater to ensure adequate protection and long term protection of soil and groundwater resource.



Market profile

Industry sector market interests:

  • Construction
  • Environment
  • Mining/Petroleum/Gas
  • Service Industry


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