(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group announces that the city council of East Providence, in the state of Rhode Island in the United States has renewed its services for the management of the Riverside wastewater treatment plant. With total revenues of approximately €40 million and a 10-year term, the new agreement includes the implementation of advanced technology to improve the performance of the wastewater treatment system.
Effective from May 1, 2021, the new agreement between East Providence and SUEZ allows for the continued operation of the Riverside wastewater treatment plant, which has been underway for more than 10 years, including annual investments of close to €800,000.
Starting in the summer of 2021, the SUEZ Group will deploy a new solution dedicated to the prevention of wastewater and stormwater overflow risks. Based on an acoustic inspection method, this solution will enable real-time detection of sewage network blockages. With this tool, SUEZ has already reduced the number of network blockages by 70% in Bayonne (New Jersey) and by 71% in Nassau County (New York).
With the renewal of this contract, SUEZ continues to provide services to the 50,000 inhabitants of East Providence and Barrington, in the state of Rhode Island, while also saving them around €2 million through the implementation of the new clog reduction tool. In total, the Group provides water and wastewater services to approximately 260,000 residents in the state of Rhode Island, including East Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Warren, Woonsocket, Narragansett and South Kingstown.
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SOURCE: SUEZ Group