NovaTec Consultants are professional engineers and scientists, providing innovative solutions to environmental engineering problems for Canadian and international clients. The company was founded in 1984 and has an office in Vancouver, BC with a staff of engineers, scientists, technicians, community planners, and support people.

As of December 31, 2012, NovaTec is part of Golder Associates Ltd. Adding to NovaTec's strengths in water and wastewater treatment applications, Golder brings extensive expertise and a global reach in earth and environmental consulting, with specialised technical capacity in the areas of oil & gas, mining, contaminated groundwater remediation, environmental impact assessment, hydrology, and hydrogeology.

The company focuses its practice on the areas of specialty of the principals, all of whom are actively involved in project work and applied research, thereby remaining at the forefront of their fields. NovaTec is also particularly adept at working with and/or coordinating the activities of multi-disciplinary teams, including other engineers, architects, and scientists who frequently work as specialist advisors to other consultants.

NovaTec offers a complete range of professional services, from feasibility studies through conceptual through detailed design, construction, commissioning of facilities, process optimization, and operator training. By combining environmental engineers with chemical, bio-chemical, agriculture, process, civil engineering specialists, and community planners, NovaTec provides clients with innovative, cost-effective, and appropriate solutions.