Organisation & Values
Prospect Water Filtration Plant - supplies drinking water to 80 per cent of Sydney
SUEZ Environnement and its subsidiaries are committed to the daily challenge of protecting resources and ecosystems. The company provides innovative solutions to millions of people and industries in the drinking water, wastewater treatment and waste management fields.
With 65,000 employees and a worldwide presence, SUEZ Environnement has secured a position as world leader exclusively dedicated to the environment.
In 2009, SUEZ Environnement attained revenues of AUD $17.4 billion (€ 12.3 billion) and invested AUD $91.8 million (€ 65 million) in R&D.
Committed together to water, a source of life
Degrémont is a world water treatment specialist and a key player in sustainable water development. We work with local authorities and industry participants to design, build, operate and maintain facilities for drinking water production, desalination, waste water treatment, biosolid processing and industrial applications.
As a subsidiary of the SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT Group, Degrémont is an international company with more than 4,500 employees in more than 70 countries around the world.
Degrémont offers an extensive range of turnkey solutions tailored to our customer's needs. We also provide a full range of services; from ad hoc technical assistance to long-term operation of facilities.
Through our business line Degrémont Technologies, Degrémont is able to address the needs for water treatment equipment in general and the specific requirements of our clients.
Degremont has established a significant presence in Australia and New Zealand, through the production of high quality drinking water, the provision of desalination solutions for sea and brackish water, the treatment and recycling of waste water and through the development of innovative reuse solutions.
Degrémont's employees are committed to the principles which, for over 70 years now, have underpinned the company's pursuit of excellence: being ambitious for Degrémont, committing with courage, creating trust through respect and integrity, progressing and helping others to progress. It is this culture that is the source of the company's expertise and performance.
Degrémont strives for team spirit, excellence, commitment and entrepreneurship.
Water and Waste Water Treatment Operation and Maintenance
Degrémont provides long-term added value to its clients within Operation and Maintenance Partnerships. Based on goals set with the client, Degrémont is committed to making the best use of the initial investment on a water and wastewater treatment plant by providing a full and long-term guarantee on process performance and asset condition.
Ongoing benefits provided by the operational phase include:
- optimised process performance including predictive process modelling
- plant monitoring systems
- long-term asset management based on maintenance and capital replacement programs
- guaranteed performance
- accredited quality management systems
- safety risk management plans
- environmental risk management plans
- crisis management plans
- completely integrated systems
- access to International operations expertise
Degrémont leverages the experience of Degrémont's worldwide experience in brackish or sea water desalination. With more than thirty years experience in the construction of large scale reverse osmosis treatment units, Degrémont is the worldwide leader in Membrane Desalination. These processes are used on a wide range of flows and raw water sources for both municipal and industrial clients.
This comprehensive engineering offer includes the design, construction, operation and maintenance of complete treatment plants equipped with reverse osmosis or nanofiltration units, along with the appropriate pre-treatment and post-treatment steps.
Waste Water Reuse
Degrémont relies on proprietary technologies developed to enable reuse of urban and industrial wastewater.
Our clients can benefit from our extensive experience in providing wastewater reuse for various applications including:
- agricultural and landscape irrigation
- aquifer recharge
- industrial and urban reuse
- indirect portable reuse