Surname: Mansuy
First Name: Neil
Telephone: (816) 221-7770 (office)
E-mail Address:

Languages spoken: English and French.


1961-1963 - Sturgeon elementary school, Manor Saskatchewan.
1963-1970 - Manor elementary school, Manor, Saskatchewan.

1970-1974 - Manor High School, Manor, Saskatchewan. (Holder of Post-Secondary Education Entrance Scholarship).

Post Secondary:
1975 - Western Christian College - (an accredited college with the University of Regina), Weyburn, Saskatchewan.

1976-1981 - University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan.
1981 - Awarded B.Sc. in Microbiology
1988 - Awarded M.Sc. in Microbiology. Topic: Model Systems for Generating and Controlling Biofouling Associated with Wells.


1974-1975 - Remained working on family farm one year before entering Western Christian College, Weyburn.
1976-1978 - Co-operatives Oil Refinery, Regina, Saskatchewan. Four months each summer between University semesters.
1978-1979 - Lakeshore Estates Club, Pro Shop and Receptionist, Regina, Sask. Full Employment during University B.Sc. training.
1979-1984 - Regina Water Research Institute, Regina, Saskatchewan. Research Associate and Supervisor of Laboratory.
1985 - Ten months employment and research towards M.Sc. degree with Compagnie Generale des Eaux, Paris, France.
1985 Fall  - Writing M.Sc. thesis at Regina Water Research Institute, Regina Sask.
1986 - Research associate at Regina Water Research Institute.
1986 - Establishment of private consultant company Mircon Consulting (Estevan) Ltd.
1986 - Establishment of retail/wholesale business for water treatment and water handling equipment (Water World Industries). A. Aquifer and Well Rehabilitation Specialist for Layne Christensen Inc. and Layne Geosciences Inc.
1999-Present - Vice President – Technical services Division Subsurface Technologies Inc. Kansas City, Mo. 64105


Mansuy, Neil (1985) - "Assessment of Factors Influencing Plugging of Wells In Two Different Regions of France, Using Model Wells".  100 pages to Anjou Recherche of the Compagnie Generale Des Eaux, Paris, France
Mansuy, Neil (1985) - "Traitement de Pasteurisation du Puits No 3 A St Remy La Varenne En Bordure de Loire". 140 pages to Anjou Recherche Division of the Compagnie Generale des Eaux. Paris, France.
Cullimore, D.R. and Mansuy, N. (1988) - An initial evaluation of selected critical factors which could influence the substitution of sodium chloride with high grade potassium for the recharging of domestic water softeners. Report to Kalium Chemicals, Saskatchewan.
Cullimore, D.R. and Mansuy, N. (1988) - To Conduct a Microbiological Assessment of the Potential for Enhanced Biofouling from a Gasoline Spill in Selected Water Wells in Missoula, Mt. A Report to the Department of Health and Environmental Sciences, State of Montana, Helena, Montana.
Cullimore, D.R. and Mansuy, N. (1989) - An Evaluation of the Potential for Biofouling to be a Major Factor in the Production Losses from the Stone Container Corporation Wells. Report to Stone Container Corporation.


Alford, G.,  Mansuy, N. and Cullimore, D.R. (1989) - The Utilization of the Blended Chemical Heat Treatment (BCHT) Process to Restore Production Capacities to Biofouled Water Wells. Third National Outdoor Action Conference on Aquifer Restoration, Ground Water Monitoring and Geophysical Methods. May 22 - 25, 1989 Orlando, Florida.     
Mansuy, Neil and D.R. Cullimore (1984) - "Observations of Microbiological Plugging of Wells". CSM Conf., Kingston, June, Abstract EM4P.
Cullimore, D.R., A Maule and N Mansuy (1985) - "Ambient Temperature Methanogenesis from Pig Manure Waste Lagoons: Thermal Gradient Incubator Studies", —Agricultural Wastes, 12, 147-157.
Cullimore, D.R. and N. Mansuy (1985) - "A Quantitative and Qualitative Study of the Bacteria Flora in Saskatchewan Wells". Plains Aquatic Res. Conf., Regina, August.
Cullimore, D.R. and N. Mansuy (1986) - "The Control of Iron Bacteria Plugging of a Well by Tyndalization Using Hot Water Recycling".—Water Poll.  Res.  J. of Canada. 21(1):50-57.
Mansuy, N. and D.R. Cullimore (1985) - "Observations on the Simulated Microbiological Plugging of a Model Well System". Microbiological Methods. awaiting acceptance for publication.
Cullimore, D.R. and N. Mansuy (1987) - A Screen arc model well to simulate iron bacterial fouling.  Journal of Microbiological Methods 7 (1987) 225-232
Mansuy, N., Alford, G. and Cullimore, D.R. (1989) - Commercial Restoration of Biofouled Wells using blended chemical heat treatment (BCHT) at Waverly, TN, October, 1988. Biofilm Bulletin.
Mansuy, N. and Cullimore, D.R. (1989) - Controlling Iron Bacterial Problems in Water Wells. Canadian Water Well Journal. May, 1989.
Mansuy, N. and Nuzman, Carl - Well Plugging and Red Water Problems, Understanding Causes and Methods of Identification. Technical Report, Layne Western Co. Mission Woods, Kansas
Mansuy, N (1992) - Getting Water From Dry Wells – Ground Water Age – July 1992
Mansuy, N (2000) - Biofouling of Wells and Aquifers – Water Well Journal – October, 2000


Mansuy, N and Layne Geosciences Inc. Water Well Rehabilitation – A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Problems and Solutions. CRC Press (Lewis Publishers), January 1999

Research Experience:

  • Potential biogas generation from animal waste lagoons at ambient temperature.
  • Feasibility of using marshes containing cattails Typha Latafolia and bullrushes, Scirpus Validus for municipal sewage treatment potential by removing nitrogen and phosphorous before discharging into lakes and streams.
  • Microbiological and chemical testing of surface and  groundwater.
  • Testing efficiency of point of use devices for exclusion of Giardia cysts from drinking water.
  • Feasibility study harvesting microalgae from eutrophic lakes for use as potential organic fertilizers.
  • Feasibility studies of cutting macrophytic weed species from recreational lakes for aesthetic purposes (weed harvesting).
  • Environmental impact assessment of water rediversion projects.
  • Monitoring movement of specific chemical spills in ground water and their effect on indigenous microbial populations.
  • Enhancement of specific chemical degradation in groundwater systems (in situ).
  • Model systems for observing the generation and control of biofouling associated with wells (thesis topic).
  • The use of heat as control strategy for restoration of biofouled aquifers.
  • Extensive study on microbiology of surface and groundwater systems with particular specialization with iron related bacteria and biofouling of wells and aquifers.
  • Microbiological analysis of the South Saskatchewan River system for Saskatchewan Research Council.
  • Extensive experience in establishing monitoring and sampling programs.
  • Consultant for potential use of deep well injection for industrial waste disposal.
  • Considerable experience in the biofouling and corrosion problems associated with biofilms.
  • Considerable experience in identification of iron and sulfur related bacteria and other bacteria common in water systems.
  • Considerable experience associated with “unsafe Bacterial” results associated with wells, aquifers, and distribution systems.
  • Problems associated with black plug layering in golf courses
  • Extensive field testing of Biological Activity Reaction Tests (BARTSä) - field test kits to monitor quantitatively and qualitatively the presence of bacteria common in water systems.
  • Extensive field and theoretical experience related to well rehabilitation  ranging from traditional chemical and mechanical treatments to Blended Chemical Heat Treatment, irradiation, Aqua Freedä.
  • Recognized as a worldwide expert in the area of Well Rehabilitation and Biofouling.


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