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Friday, April 27 2018 - 02:29
AsiaNet
SUEZ Expands Its Activity in Southeast Asia
PARIS, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

- New Contract to Enhance Sanitation Services in Vietnam


SUEZ was awarded the contract by the local water authority HAWASUCO[1] to 
supply sanitation services to Vi Thanh, the capital of Vietnam's southern 
province of Hau Giang. This EUR9.5 million contract includes the construction 
of a wastewater treatment plant and a sewerage network to improve the living 
standards of over 6,500 inhabitants and to protect the Xang Xa No city canal 
from pollution. 

Rapid population growth has caused various environmental issues in the city of 
Vi Thanh, located 200 km southwest of Ho Chi Minh City. Currently, Vi Thanh's 
wastewater and rainwater, collected by a combined drainage system, are 
discharged untreated into the Xang Xa No canal, one of the city's drinking 
water supply sources. This current system leads to health and environmental 
risks. 

The contract covers the construction of a 3,000 m3/day wastewater treatment 
plant and a 41-km sewer network with 1,400 household connections. Works are 
expected to start in late 2018 and will last for 30 months. Financed by Danish 
International Development Agency (DANIDA Business Finance), the project is a 
new benchmark for SUEZ in Vietnam, where the Group is currently responsible for 
the building of two 3,000 m3/day wastewater treatment plants and the sanitation 
services in the cities of Ba Don and Ha Giang. 

"Since its entry in Southeast Asia in 1953, SUEZ has been supporting regional 
countries in improving their drinking water, sanitation and waste management 
services in response to a rapidly growing population. Over the last few months, 
the Group has won the contracts to build an industrial waste-to-energy plant in 
Thailand, extend the Medan drinking water production plant in Indonesia, and 
deploy its Ice Pigging technology in Singapore. The latest contract in Vietnam 
illustrates the Group's commitment to provide local authorities with the best 
solutions to guarantee access to basic services for all inhabitants," said 
Bertrand Camus, SUEZ Senior Executive VP in charge of Africa, Middle East, 
India, Asia and Pacific.

Photo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20180426/2116138-1
 
[1] Hau Giang Water Supply and Sewerage - Projects Urban Joint Stock Company

SUEZ in Asia 

SUEZ has been present for over 60 years in Southeast Asia and 40 years in 
Greater China in water and waste management. With 9,000 employees and over 70 
water and waste management projects with local partners, SUEZ is helping 
authorities and industries develop innovative solutions to address climate 
change and sustainable resource management. The Group has built more than 440 
water and wastewater treatment plants in Asia, supplying drinking water to 20 
million people. It operates China's first PPP water contract in Macau and 
Mainland China's first water concession in Chongqing. It is also the leader of 
waste management in Hong Kong and delivers its expertise in the management of 
environmental services to 11 industrial parks in Mainland China. In 2017, SUEZ 
managed revenues of EUR1.4 billion generated by its activities in Asia. 

SUEZ 

With 90,000 people on the five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and 
sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management 
solutions that enable cities and industries to optimize their resource 
management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances, in 
line with regulatory standards. To meet increasing demands to overcome resource 
quality and scarcity challenges, SUEZ is fully engaged in the resource 
revolution. With the full potential of digital technologies and innovative 
solutions, the Group recovers 17 million tons of waste a year and produces 3.9 
million tons of secondary raw materials and 7 TWh of local renewable energy. It 
also secures water resources, delivering wastewater treatment services to 58 
million people and reusing 882 million m3 of wastewater. SUEZ generated total 
revenues of 15.9 billion euros in 2017. 

Contacts: 

SUEZ Asia 
Ivy Wong
Tel: +852 3126 1930 
Email: ivy.wong@suez.com

SUEZ Southeast Asia 
Julien Bachelet
Tel: +65 9862 3643
Email: julien.bachelet@suez.com

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