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27 May 2015 - Severn Trent Services – North America Announces New Executive Team Severn Trent Services – North America Announces New Executive Team
Severn Trent Services – North America announcedits new executive team and its strategic intent to become a leading provider ofwater and wastewater operations and asset management services for the NorthAmerican market. Withexperience spanning over 40 years, an impressive footprint covering 23 statesacross the U.S., and strong backing from its parent FTSE 100 company SevernTrent, Plc, STS has the operational expertise, asset management knowledge, andfinancial strength in place to win market share ... Read entire news release »

11 November 2014 - Severn Trent Services Showcases Full Range of Solutions for Public Sector Clients at Annual Congress of Cities Exposition, November 19-21 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 2014Severn Trent Services,a leading global supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions, willshowcase its industry-leading water and wastewater operations solutionsat the annual National League of Cities' Congress of Cities in Austin, Texas,November 19-21 at booth #609.
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8 September 2014 - Severn Trent Services Showcases Full Range of Solutions for Public/Private Sector Clients at 100th ICMA Annual Conference, September 14-16 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 Wate...
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24 June 2014 - 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 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 are...
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19 March 2014 - Severn Trent Services Appoints William Mertes to Vice President of Operations, Operating Services 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 pu... Read entire news release »

11 March 2014 - City of Bridgeport, Ct., Enters Wastewater Partnership with Severn Trent Services 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.... Read entire news release »

10 March 2014 - Severn Trent Services Enters Public-Private Partnership with Johnstown Redevelopment Authority 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 custo...
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15 January 2014 - Downingtown, Pa., Regional Water Pollution Control Center Wins Award for Outstanding Safety Program 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, complia... Read entire news release »

6 January 2014 - Severn Trent Services Receives Award for Excellence in Technology 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...
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20 December 2013 - Severn Trent Costain becomes Severn Trent Services 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 househ...
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18 November 2013 - Severn Trent announces appointment of Liv Garfield as CEO Designate 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 Direc... Read entire news release »

11 September 2013 - Severn Trent Costain to Build Multi-£m Wastewater Treatment Plant for UK Dairy 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 ...
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3 June 2013 - Maryland Department of the Environment Awards $54,900 Bay Restoration Fund Operation and Maintenance Grant to Town of Elkton 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 en...
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30 May 2013 - Severn Trent Services Acquires Operating Contracts from SouthWest Water Company 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... Read entire news release »

8 February 2013 - Severn Trent Plc sells Severn Trent Analytical Services to ALS Limited 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 an...
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31 January 2013 - Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District in Horizon City, Texas, Enters Public-Private Partnership with Severn Trent Services 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 E...
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21 January 2013 - Severn Trent Services to Present Four Papers at NYWEA 2013 Annual Conference 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 ... Read entire news release »

8 January 2013 - Mississippi Utility Association Enters Public-Private Partnership with Severn Trent Services 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 approximate... Read entire news release »

28 November 2012 - Dawn McCoy of Severn Trent Services Named Mississippi’s Outstanding Wastewater Operator of the Year 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. T...
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22 October 2012 - Severn Trent Costain's First Customer 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 busines...
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