The City of Houston has renewed a five-year contract worth $30 million with Severn Trent Services – North America for the operation and maintenance of its water and wastewater plant and maintenance of its collection and distribution systems in the Kingwood area of the city.
The comprehensive contract includes five wastewater treatment facilities with a total treatment capacity of 15.43 million gallons per day and 13 water treatment plants with a total average of 250 million gallons per month, as well as 24 off-site water wells. The maintenance of its collection and distribution system includes 58 sewage pump stations, 287 miles of sewers, 315 water distribution lines, 3,000 fire hydrants and 7,600 water valves.
“Severn Trent Services is excited that the City of Houston renewed our contract and recognizes the value of partnering with us to provide safe, clean and affordable water. By providing resources and innovative solutions, STS is committed to deliver real, measurable long-term benefits to City of Houston by helping them address issues and realize cost savings,” said Stephane Bouvier, CEO of Severn Trent Services – North America. “With experience spanning over 40 years, an impressive footprint covering 22 states, and strong backing from our parent FTSE 100 company Severn Trent Plc, STS has the operational expertise, asset management knowledge, and financial strength in place to benefit Houston and other cities and municipalities throughout the U.S. water and wastewater industry.”