Facts about Veolia Water Milwaukee

Veolia Water Milwaukee manages, operates and maintains MMSD’s regional wastewater treatment system, serving 28 communities in the greater Milwaukee area. The entity operates through a public-private partnership, which ensures public ownership and control while enabling private-sector best practices, technological expertise and operating know-how.

Veolia Water Milwaukee is the nation's largest wastewater partnership, serving 1.1 million people in 28 municipalities. This includes a 411-square-mile service area with a 2,600-mile deep tunnel inline storage system of collection sewers.

In 2015, Milwaukee's two facilities both received awards from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies – for the eighth year running. The awards celebrate 18 and 19 years of perfect environmental compliance with permit standards.

Veolia MilwaukeeVeolia Water Milwaukee began operation on March 1, 2008, and employs over 200 people. The company is active in the community, supporting educational and environmental causes and activities. In 2009 Veolia introduced its science education program, the Water Box, to 5th grade classes district-wide, and annually funds research projects in emerging water issues.

Veolia Water Milwaukee is a wholly owned subsidiary of Veolia North America. Services to municipal customers are provided through public-private partnerships. The company delivers cost-effective, reliable long-term solutions guaranteed for quality, safety and compliance.

Based in Chicago, Veolia North America is the leading provider of comprehensive water and wastewater services to municipal and industrial customers, providing services to people in approximately 550 North American communities in water & wastewater treatment, industrial waste services, and energy operations and management.

At Veolia, we’re more than the world’s leading provider of environmental solutions - we’re dedicated to customized, cost-effective solutions that reflect best practices, environmental protection and a better quality of life.

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