Suez NWS, a joint venture of French environmental services provider Suez and NWS, has won €250m worth three water management and waste recovery contracts in Greater Bay area, China.
Suez NWS will build and operate industrial wastewater treatment plant for a petrochemical park in Zhuhai, Guangdong province. In Macao, the company will upgrade and operate a wastewater treatment plant and will also operate and maintain a glass crushing facility for its recycling.
The Greater Bay area comprises of nine cities in Guangdong province and the administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao. The region is touted to become the 4th largest bay area in 2035 in the world, after New York, San Francisco and Tokyo.
For the Zhuhai wastewater plant, Suez has formed a joint venture with Zhuhai Huigang. The plant will have a capacity of 25,000m3/day. The value of the project is €200m with a period of 30 years. The French company said that it will deploy its Pulsagreen solution at the facility for the first time in Chinese industrial wastewater.
The new technology, as claimed by Suez NWS, can provide optimal treatment of effluents which can be reused by the petrochemical park’s industries and will help in preserving water resources in the region.
At the Macao facility, the company has formed a joint venture with Waterleau to upgrade, operation and maintain the wastewater treatment plant. The contract is worth €46.5m and includes €23.3m for Suez to expand the plant from the present 144,000m3/day to 204,000m3/day. It will deploy new technology to improve wastewater treatment quality.
Suez NWS will also operate and maintain a glass crushing facility for 2 years for an amount of €1m and the recycled glass sand will be used as road embankment.
Suez CEO Jean-Louis Chaussade said: “We are proud to be part of the Chinese government’s ambitious plan to transform the Greater Bay Area into one of the world’s leading technology centres. This new successful example of FrancoChinese cooperation illustrates our commitment to support Chinese cities and industries in their transition to a circular economy and sustainable growth.”
Last month, the company secured water and waste recycling and recovery contracts in the Greater Bay area, China. The contracts include industrial wastewater treatment project in the Zhuhai Gaolan Port Economic Zone and an order to improve, operate and maintain the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) on the Macau Peninsula and an operation and maintenance (O&M) contract at a glass crushing facility in Macau.