Severn Trent Services, city of Cameron, TX, form public-private partnership

Severn Trent Services has entered into a public-private partnership with the City of Cameron, TX, to provide contract management, operation and maintenance of the City's 1.4 MGD wastewater and 1.4 MGD water treatment plants...

• Five-year partnership to reduce costs up to 10 percent for municipality

FORT WASHINGTON, PA, May 5, 2009 -- Severn Trent Services announces it has entered into a public-private partnership with the City of Cameron, Texas, to provide contract management, operation and maintenance of the City's 1.4 MGD wastewater and 1.4 MGD water treatment plants which serve a population of 5,600. Severn Trent also will be responsible for maintaining the City's collection and distribution systems, as well as meter reading. The five-year partnership is valued at $4.7 million.

From the outset of the partnership, Severn Trent will work with the City to generate long-term savings by improving efficiencies, effectively managing municipal assets and reducing risks to the City. The partnership is estimated to reduce overall costs by approximately 5 to 10 percent.

"Our partnership with Cameron continues our commitment to municipalities in Texas where we operate nearly 200 facilities and serve approximately one million individuals," noted Dana Kaas, vice president, Operating Services. "The trust the City of Cameron has shown by partnering with Severn Trent speaks to the experience gained in over 30 years of operations in the state of Texas."

Severn Trent Services, with global headquarters in Fort Washington, Pa., is a leading supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions.

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