Severn Trent Services expands operations of Texas MUDs

Severn Trent Services announced that it has been awarded two new operations contracts for Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs) in the state of Texas.


Fort Washington, Pa., Feb. 17, 2004 -- Severn Trent Services announced that it has been awarded two new operations contracts for Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs) in the state of Texas.

The contracts are with the Fry Road MUD and the Fort Bend County MUD #35, both located near the City of Katy, Texas, a western suburb of Houston. In these communities, Severn Trent will provide full operations and maintenance services, including meter reading, billing, customer service, and the operations, maintenance and repair of water and wastewater facilities.

A strong commercial home to large retailers, the Fry Road MUD includes a 0.500-MGD water system and 0.533-MGD wastewater system that serves 600 residences. The Fort Bend County MUD # 35 is a new development located in a high growth area for new home starts construction.

MUD #35 will have one water plant and in excess of over 350 residential connections as well as commercial connections upon building completion. "Severn Trent Services was chosen for its knowledge in operations, strong technical skills and excellent reputation for superior customer service and communication," stated Jim Gillam, Regional Business Development Manager for Severn Trent Services.

Severn Trent has served the Municipal Utility District market since 1974 and continues to grow this business segment through its commitment to customer service, innovation and the highest quality levels of water and wastewater operations. Severn Trent currently provides operations and maintenance services to over 80 MUDs throughout Texas.

About Severn Trent Services

Severn Trent Services (www.severntrentservices.com), based in Fort Washington, Pa., is a supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions. The company's broad range of products and services is concentrated around disinfection and filtration technologies, pipeline analysis, rehabilitation and repair services, contract operating services, and state-of-the-art residential metering products. The company is part of the Severn Trent Group (London: SVT.L), Birmingham, England, an international environmental services leader. Severn Trent is a FTSE 100 company.

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