About Veolia Milwaukee

Serving 29 communities and over 1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area.
View of Veolia Milwaukee's Jones Island Plant

Veolia Water Milwaukee, LLC is contracted by the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) to operate and maintain its regional wastewater treatment system. 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. 

This is one of the nation's largest wastewater partnerships, serving 1.1 million people in 29 municipalities and includes a 423-square-mile service area with a 28.5-mile-deep tunnel inline storage system of collection sewers. 

Veolia Water Milwaukee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Veolia North America, began operation on March 1, 2008, and employs more than 200 people. The company is active in the community, supporting educational and environmental causes and activities. 


About Veolia North America Municipal Water 

The Municipal Water business unit of Veolia North America provides sustainable, reliable and high-quality water, wastewater and biosolids management services for more than 26 million people across the United States. As the largest combined water and wastewater operator in America, Municipal Water is committed to ecological transformation by preserving and protecting our most precious resource through innovative technologies and responsible management practices. By leveraging our global expertise, local knowledge and advanced digital solutions, our thousands of experts across the country protect public health and the environment, reduce energy consumption and environmental impact, improve efficiency and sustainability, deliver exceptional customer service and foster strong community partnerships. Through collaboration with municipalities, government agencies and stakeholders, we aim to promote water conservation, education, and awareness, creating a more sustainable future for generations to come. 


About Veolia 

Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia Group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tonnes of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021.

See how Veolia cleaned out 99% of the floatable debris from the Deep Tunnel in 10 days, keeping the infrastructure clean and efficient.

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