Severn Trent Services – North America Announces New Executive Team »
Severn Trent Services – North America announced
its new executive team and its strategic intent to become a leading provider of
water and wastewater operations and asset management services for the North
American market. With
experience spanning over 40 years, an impressive footprint covering 23 states
across the U.S., and strong backing from its parent FTSE 100 company Severn
Trent, Plc, STS has the operational expertise, asset management knowledge, and
financial strength in place to win market share and expand the role of
public-private partnerships in the U.S. water and wastewater industry.
Severn Trent Services Showcases Full Range of Solutions for Public Sector Clients at Annual Congress of Cities Exposition, November 19-21 »
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. - 11 November 2014
Severn Trent Services,
a leading global supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions, will
showcase its industry-leading water and wastewater operations solutions
at the annual National League of Cities' Congress of Cities in Austin, Texas,
November 19-21 at booth #609.
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Severn Trent Services Showcases Full Range of Solutions for Public/Private Sector Clients at 100th ICMA Annual Conference, September 14-16 »
Severn Trent Services, a leading global supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions, will showcase its industry-leading water and wastewater operations solutions at the 100th International City/County Management Association Annual Conference in Charlotte, N.C., from September 14-16 at booth #422. The company and one of its operations and maintenance partners, the City of Danville, Va., will be presenting during the conference’s Solutions Track: “Optimize Your Community’s Water and Wastewater Assets While Retaining Ownership and Control.” The session will be held on September 15 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Severn Trent Services provides a full range of solutions for both public and privat...
Severn Trent Services Wins Contracts with Three Oklahoma Municipalities – Two for Long-term Public-Private Partnerships, One to Evaluate the City’s Water Source Options »
The company will provide operations and maintenance services for the cities of McAlester and Guymon and will analyze and develop a plan for future water sources for Clinton.Severn Trent Services recently won contracts with three municipalities in Oklahoma. Two of the contracts – with the McAlester Public Works Authority and the Guymon Utilities Authority – are for public-private partnerships, in which the company will provide long-term operations and maintenance (O&M). The third – with an existing partner, the Clinton Public Works Authority – is a 90 to 120-day contract to evaluate and identify future water sources for the City. The McAlester Public Works Authority serves a population within...
Severn Trent Services Appoints William Mertes to Vice President of Operations, Operating Services »
Severn Trent Services, a leading global supplier of water and wastewater solutions, announced that William (Bill) Mertes has been appointed to the position of vice president of operations, United States Operating Services. In this role, Mertes will be responsible for the entire day-to-day field operations of the United States Operating Services business. Mertes will be based in South Bend, Ind.The Operating Services business of Severn Trent Services provides a full range of solutions for both public and private sector clients, from the individual aspects of utility operations and management to the provision of integrated water and wastewater services.Prior to joining Severn Trent Services, M...
City of Bridgeport, Ct., Enters Wastewater Partnership with Severn Trent Services »
Company provides operation, maintenance, management and customer services for the Bridgeport Water Pollution Control Authority’s wastewater collection and treatment systems – its first contract in Connecticut.The Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) of the City of Bridgeport, Ct., has selected Severn Trent Services to provide long-term operation, maintenance, management and customer services for the Authority’s wastewater collection and treatment systems through a public-private partnership. The 10-year contract includes two subsequent five-year options.The public-private partnership is the first in Connecticut for Severn Trent Services, which now operates facilities in 22 states. The co...
Severn Trent Services Enters Public-Private Partnership with Johnstown Redevelopment Authority »
Company to provide wastewater operations and maintenance services to the City of Johnstown, Pa.The Johnstown (Pa.) Redevelopment Authority has selected Severn Trent Services to provide operations and maintenance services for the Dornick Point Wastewater Treatment Plant (DPWWTP) through a public-private partnership. The five-year contract will deliver an anticipated savings of nearly $500,000 per year in operating costs for the DPWWTP.The 12-mgd DPWWTP serves approximately 25,000 customers in the City of Johnstown and 19 surrounding municipalities.“We are happy that the Johnstown Redevelopment Authority chose to partner with us for the operation and maintenance of DPWWTP.” noted Dana Kaas, vi...
Downingtown, Pa., Regional Water Pollution Control Center Wins Award for Outstanding Safety Program »
Operated and maintained by Severn Trent Services, the Downingtown, Pa., Regional Water Pollution Control Center (DRWPCC) was presented with the 2013 Plant Safety Award, Class II (nine or more employees) from the Eastern Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Operators Association (EPWPCOA) on 15 November 2013. The award was presented to the Downingtown facility following an audit of its safety program by members of the EPWPCOA safety committee. The audit included documentation of training, compliance with OSHA regulations and lost time accidents. Leading up to the award, the DRWPCC worked 1,429 days without a lost time accident.The DRWPCC is a 7.5-million-gallons-per-day tertiary wastewater sy...
Severn Trent Services Receives Award for Excellence in Technology »
Global implementation of human resource management system garners company award from Delaware Valley HR Department of the YearSevern Trent Services, a leading global supplier of water and wastewater solutions, announced its Human Resources department received the 2013 Award for Excellence in Technology from the Delaware Valley HR Department of the Year. The award recognized Severn Trent Services for its implementation of the Workday human resource management system. Now able to manage its global workforce of more than 2,500 employees from one central application, the Workday system consolidates the company’s people and processes into one technology portal.According to Terry Pearce, VP Human ...
Severn Trent Costain becomes Severn Trent Services »
Severn Trent Plc and Costain Group PLC have reached a mutual agreement through which Severn Trent will take full ownership of the total water solutions business that the joint enterprise successfully created.The business will continue as Severn Trent Services.In line with Severn Trent’s overall strategy of focus on water, the business will continue to operate in the developing market for UK business solutions in water, leveraging Severn Trent’s skills and expertise to offer non household customers in the UK a single expert supplier for all of their water and waste water needs, from source to disposal.Severn Trent Plc chief executive Tony Wray said: "We are in a position where Severn Trent co...
Severn Trent announces appointment of Liv Garfield as CEO Designate »
The Board of Severn Trent, the UK's leading provider of water and waste water announces today the appointment of Liv Garfield as the next Chief Executive. Liv is currently CEO of Openreach, part of BT Group and will take up the role on the retirement of Tony Wray in spring 2014.Liv has been at BT since 2002 and has been CEO of Openreach since 2011. During her time at BT she also held the positions of Group Director of Strategy and Regulation, MD Commercial & Brands and UK Customer Services Director, within BT’s Global Services division. Liv is also a non executive director of Tesco plc.Andrew Duff, Chairman, saidWe are delighted that Liv is joining us to be our next Chief Executive. Liv b...
Severn Trent Costain to Build Multi-£m Wastewater Treatment Plant for UK Dairy »
Innovative approach praised by British Parliamentary Under Secretary Severn Trent Costain have signed a multi-million pound contract with major UK dairy First Milk, to design, build and operate a new wastewater treatment plant at the company’s Haverfordwest Creamery. The innovative wastewater plant is the result of a close partnership with First Milk and Natural Resources Wales to deliver a solution that helps to secure the future of the creamery and enables increased production and contributes to the preservation of some of the UK’s most cherished and important countryside environments.Water Minister, Richard Benyon said: “This new approach is good news for both the dairy industry and the ...
Maryland Department of the Environment Awards $54,900 Bay Restoration Fund Operation and Maintenance Grant to Town of Elkton »
Grant recognizes optimized performance of the Elkton Wastewater Treatment Plant, which is operated through a public-private partnership by Severn Trent Services.The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has awarded a Bay Restoration Fund grant of $54,900 to the Town of Elkton, Maryland. The grant recognizes the town’s “performance optimization” of plant operations at the Elkton Wastewater Treatment Plant, and the funds will be used to defray costs associated with the plant’s enhanced nutrient removal (ENR) operation and maintenance activities.Bay Restoration Funds are awarded to Maryland wastewater treatment plants by the MDE based upon superior plant operations and performance. The F...
Severn Trent Services Acquires Operating Contracts from SouthWest Water Company »
The company will assume operation of non-regulated water and wastewater treatment facilities in CaliforniaSevern Trent Services has announced an agreement to acquire substantially all the remaining assets of SWWC Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SouthWest Water Company. Under the agreement, Severn Trent will assume operation of all municipal and private water and wastewater treatment facilities in California formerly operated by SWWC Services, Inc. through public-private partnerships.The 14 acquired contracts represent approximately $8M in annual revenue. This greatly expands the number of Severn Trent’s public-private partnerships in California. Severn Trent currently operates m...
Severn Trent Plc sells Severn Trent Analytical Services to ALS Limited »
Severn Trent Plc is today pleased to announce that it has sold Severn Trent Services’ Analytical Services (also known as Severn Trent Laboratories) to ALS Limited (ASX: ALQ). Severn Trent Analytical Services provides potable, wastewater and contaminated land testing services to UK commercial and utility customers.ALS is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and is one of the largest testing inspection and certification (TIC) companies in the world with more than 13,000 staff and 350 laboratories in 55 countries. For further information please contact Anastasia Shiach/Martha Kelly at Tulchan Communications on 0207 353 4200.About Severn Trent Analytical ServicesSevern Trent Analytical S...
Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District in Horizon City, Texas, Enters Public-Private Partnership with Severn Trent Services »
Severn Trent Services will provide water and wastewater operations and maintenance services to Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District.Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District (HRMUD) has selected Severn Trent Services to provide contract management, operations and maintenance services for the District’s water and wastewater systems through a public-private partnership. Severn Trent will also provide meter reading, customer service and billing for the District.Located in east El Paso County, Texas, HRMUD currently serves approximately 9,183 customers over 100,000 acres, primarily in the Horizon City area. The HRMUD water treatment plant uses state-of-the-art reverse osmosis filtration...
Severn Trent Services to Present Four Papers at NYWEA 2013 Annual Conference »
Technical papers featuring ultraviolet disinfection, on-site sodium hypochlorite generation, chlorine safety and deep bed denitrification will be presented.Severn Trent Services, a leading global supplier of water and wastewater solutions, will present four technical papers at the upcoming New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) 85th Annual Meeting & Exhibition. NYWEA hosts this annual conference attended by engineers, licensed operators, consulting engineers, public officials, educators and students interested in the water environment in New York State. The papers are centered on trending industry topics: ultraviolet technology, on-site hypochlorite generation, chlorine safety and de...
Mississippi Utility Association Enters Public-Private Partnership with Severn Trent Services »
Severn Trent will operate nine wastewater treatment plants owned by the Desoto County Regional Utility Association.The Desoto County Regional Utility Association (DCRUA) based in Hernando, Miss., has entered a public-private partnership with Severn Trent Services. In late 2012, Severn Trent took responsibility for the complete operation, maintenance and management of the Association’s system of nine wastewater treatment plants in the northwestern part of the state. DCRUA plants serve approximately 20,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Hernando, Horn Lake, Olive Branch, Southaven and Walls, Miss. The plants’ design treatment capacity is 8.4 mgd with an average capacity of...
Dawn McCoy of Severn Trent Services Named Mississippi’s Outstanding Wastewater Operator of the Year »
The award was presented by the state’s Water and Pollution Control Operator’s Association.Dawn McCoy, Class IV operator and project manager for the McComb (Miss.) Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility, was named recipient of the 2011 Don Scott Award for Outstanding Wastewater Operator of the Year by the Mississippi Water and Pollution Control Operator’s Association. McCoy is an 18-year employee of Severn Trent Services, which operates the plant through a public-private partnership. The award was presented at the association’s annual conference held in Biloxi in September.The Don Scott Award is presented each year to a wastewater operator who exemplifies professionalism and dedication to his...
Severn Trent Costain's First Customer »
Severn Trent Costain wins its first customer ― the first to switch water supplier since the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs altered regulations.Severn Trent Costain (STC) has announced that major UK dairy, First Milk, is to become the first business customer to switch water supplier since the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) altered the regulations to allow more businesses to be able to choose their water supplier. Until recently only businesses that used more than fifty megalitres of water a year, equal to 20 Olympic sized swimming pools, could switch from their existing water supplier to a new one. The threshold has now been reduced to just five m...
Lewes, Del., Board of Public Works Receives Clean Water Partnership Award for Five-year, 100 Percent Compliance Record »
Award recognizes board’s performance at its Howard H. Seymour Water Reclamation Plant, which is operated by Severn Trent Services.The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has presented the Clean Water Partnership Award to the Lewes (Del.) Board of Public Works and Severn Trent Services for meeting 100 percent of the compliance effluent discharge requirements for five consecutive years at the Howard H. Seymour Water Reclamation Plant in Lewes. The plant is operated by Severn Trent through a public-private partnership.The award was created by the State of Delaware Wastewater Operator’s Board of Certification to recognize facilities that have reported no no...
City of Clinton, Okla., Wastewater Treatment Plant Named Winner of Water Environment Federation’s 2012 Burke Safety Award »
The plant, which is operated through a public-private partnership with Severn Trent Services, was honored for exhibiting the best safety record in 2011 among Oklahoma wastewater plants.The City of Clinton, Okla., has been named winner of the 2012 George W. Burke, Jr., Facility Safety Award by the Water Environment Federation, a global technical and educational organization representing water quality professionals. The award, which is given annually to industrial or municipal wastewater facilities on a statewide basis, is presented to wastewater treatment facilities that have exhibited the best safety records in the past calendar year. For 2011, 16 Burke statewide awards were presented in the...
Severn Trent and Costain Announce New Joint Venture »
Severn Trent Plc, one of the UK’s largest water service companies, has announced a major new joint venture with the engineering solutions provider, Costain. The two have formed Severn Trent Costain to provide complete business water and wastewater management, from source to disposal, for high volume commercial and industrial water users in England, Wales and Scotland.The new joint venture will combine the skills and experience of Severn Trent Services and Costain to offer large multi-site water users a single expert supplier for all of their water and waste water requirements enabling customers to focus on their core business. With a joined up approach to water management, Severn Trent Costa...
Severn Trent Plc Divests Meter Installation Business »
Enterprise Plc to acquire Severn Trent Metering Services (Integra)Severn Trent Plc has today announced that it has agreed to sell the meter installation business of Severn Trent Metering Services (Integra) to infrastructure maintenance company Enterprise Plc.Severn Trent Metering Services, a subsidiary of Severn Trent Services, has a contract to install meters for Severn Trent Water. Under the new arrangement, Enterprise will take over the Severn Trent Water contract. Water hygiene and private pipe services will remain within Severn Trent Services.Severn Trent Plc’s decision to sell the metering business has been made in response to changes in the UK market, with water companies increasingly...
Severn Trent Services Launch Quick Reference Guide »
Severn Trent Services are delighted to announce the launch of the Quick Reference Guide (QRG) microsite. The website contains important information and step-by-step guidance throughout the stages of the analytical process from initial contact through to reporting and invoicing. The QRG has been developed with our customers being the central point of focus and provides a variety of important documents and downloads.There are several customer benefits of the QRG with useful links to Sample Stability guidance, our wide range of accreditation, initiating quote requests and more. Designed with our customers in mind the site has been developed to be user friendly, interactive and an engaging tool ...
Severn Trent Services Operating Services Wins Two Gold Awards for Health and Safety for Third Consecutive Year »
Two Severn Trent Services Business Units are honoured by the Royal Society for the Prevention of AccidentsSevern Trent Services Operating Services UK & Ireland has been honoured with two awards for the third consecutive year by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for their exceptional track record in health and safety, including initiatives to keep employees and customers safe. Two business units, C2C and Severn Trent Metering Services, have been recognised. Together they provide water and wastewater services to businesses nationally, including 1,300 UK Ministry of Defence sites across England. Both will be presented with Gold Awards at the RoSPA Award Ceremonies taking...
U.K. Government Publishes Water White Paper »
The announcement by the Government on 8th December that they intend to deregulate water markets to drive economic grow is great news for businesses and welcomed by Severn Trent Services. The reforms will enable a significantly larger number of business customers to benefit from the range of innovative water retail and associated site services which Severn Trent Services can offer to customers on a national basis.Severn Trent Services has for the past 6 years held a Water Supply Licence (through Severn Trent Select Ltd) and is the only company in England and Wales to whom a customer has switched under the current regime. The process of switching this customer highlighted the importance of tac...
Two Severn Trent Services Operating Services Divisions, C2C Services and Severn Trent Metering Services, Win Gold Health and Safety Awards for Second Consecutive Year »
C2C Services Limited and Severn Trent Metering Services Limited, two divisions of Severn Trent Services Operating Services UK and Ireland, have been honoured for the second consecutive year by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for exceptional track records in health and safety and initiatives to keep employees and customers safe. Both organisations won Gold Awards at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2011 held on 17th May in Birmingham, UK. According to RoSPA, both organisations’ health and safety management systems exemplify best practices.C2C Services and Severn Trent Metering Services manage the water and wastewater assets for nearly 1,500 UK Ministry...