SUEZ expands its presence in the United States with a new water management contract in New York State
SUEZ has won the contract to operate the water treatment plant of the Mohawk Valley region, in New York State. This new contract, valued at €14 million, takes effect today for a period of 5 years.
SUEZ will operate and maintain the plant, with a daily capacity of 121 000 m3, to ensure the delivery of a sustainable and reliable water supply to the 127 000 inhabitants of Utica and the neighboring towns in Oneida and Herkimer counties. The Group will also support the Mohawk Valley Water Authority (MVWA) in its capital improvement program by completing a full assessment of the existing infrastructure and piloting new treatment process solutions to ensure compliance with health and environmental regulations.
We are proud to provide our expertise to the Mohawk Valley Water Authority to contribute in a sustainable way to the drinking water distribution to the inhabitants. This contract expands our presence in New York State where the Group operates since 18 years and delivers water and wastewater services to 33 municipalities. It is in line with SUEZ’s development strategy in North America that will be further strengthened by the integration of GE Water within the Group.
Group Senior Executive VP in charge of the International division
SUEZ has the capability to efficiently and effectively meet all of our expectations regarding the operations of the water facility. This partnership is a proven way to meet the future challenges facing the drinking water industry. It ensures we will have the resources to meet the ever-growing requirements related to water treatment and compliance with environmental rules.
Mohawk Valley Water Authority Director of Water Quality
This contract is a new reference for SUEZ in New York State where it already provides drinking water services to 550,000 people and wastewater services to over one million people daily, in Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties. On Long Island, SUEZ operates and manages Nassau County’s wastewater system, which is the largest public-private partnership for water and wastewater services in the U.S.