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06/18/15

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Renews Environmental Partnership with Veolia

Ten-year renewal for operation, maintenance and management of city’s wastewater treatment plants also supports investment in local businesses and continues cost savings and compliance measures

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The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (S&WB) has renewed its partnership with Veolia, the world’s leading provider of environmental solutions, to continue operating, maintaining and managing the city’s two wastewater treatment plants. The 10-year agreement is valued at $122 million over the contract term and covers a combined treatment capacity of nearly 150 million gallons per day (MGD), in addition to support for capital improvements, hurricane recovery, septage receiving and biosolids disposal.
 
Veolia North America has provided services to the S&WB since 1992, and the public-private partnership remains one of the largest in the United States. The S&WB and Veolia have been consistently recognized for their outstanding compliance record with State and EPA regulations and recently won a Gold award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for perfect environmental compliance. Veolia has worked with the S&WB to generate more than $35 million in overall savings for residents.

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