Severn Trent Services enters PPP with HRMUD

Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District has selected Severn Trent Services for a public-private partnership.

FORT WASHINGTON, PA, Jan. 31, 2013 -- Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District (HRMUD) has selected Severn Trent Services to provide contract management, operations and maintenance services for the District's water and wastewater systems through a public-private partnership. Severn Trent will also provide meter reading, customer service and billing for the District.

Located in east El Paso County, Texas, HRMUD currently serves approximately 9,183 customers over 100,000 acres, primarily in the Horizon City area.

The HRMUD water treatment plant uses state-of-the-art reverse osmosis filtration technology and has a "Superior Water System" rating with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The plant has a treatment capacity of up to 8 mgd, while the wastewater treatment plant has a capacity of 3 mgd.

"Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District, their residents and visitors deserve the finest in water and wastewater management." noted Dana Kaas, vice president, Operating Services for Severn Trent Services. "Severn Trent's dedication to innovation, efficiency and high quality creates the perfect combination for optimal management of the District's facilities."

About Severn Trent Services

Severn Trent Services ( with global headquarters in Fort Washington, Pa., USA, is a leading supplier of water and wastewater solutions. The company's broad range of products and services is concentrated around disinfection, instrumentation and filtration technologies and contract operating services. Our analytical services group is the United Kingdom's leading environmental testing organization. Our operating services business provides contract management, operations support and systems improvements for utility, industrial and commercial water and wastewater customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland and Italy. Severn Trent Services is a member of the Severn Trent Plc (London: SVT.L) group of companies. Severn Trent is a FTSE 100 company.


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