A consortium led by Veolia has signed a concession contract for the water services in Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture. The contract includes the management, operation, and modernization of drinking water facilities in Miyagi, located in the Tohoku region in the northeast part of the Pacific Ocean archipelago. The consortium consists of Veolia, Metawater, and eight other local partners.
The Miyagi concession is the first of its kind in Japan, as it includes drinking water production, industrial water production, and sewage treatment. This concession contract is for 20 years of O&M and renewal work of 8 treatment plants, with a total treatment capacity of over 900,000 m3 per day. Veolia will supply drinking water to municipalities totaling 1,92 million inhabitants.