Proprietary Water Treatment Technology

The challenge as we see it

Water is a valuable resource that is central to many industrial processes. As resources become scarce, finding sustainable water management solutions is becoming increasingly important.

Our differentiated value

As a leading expert in water management, Veolia controls all the stages of the water cycle and can address all industrial challenges, thanks to a portfolio of more than 350 proprietary technologies. We are unique in our industry as the only company with the technologies and business model to service our customers with performance guarantees.

Our technologies provide unrivaled flexibility and solutions for:

  • Experiences ranging from process water to wastewater, product recovery and resource recycling
  • Custom and sustainable solutions for a wide range of industries as well as commercial and general manufacturing facilities

Over 160 years and in all corners of the world, customers have depended on Veolia to deliver fit-for-purpose environmental solutions.

Our solutions for proprietary water treatment technology

Our portfolio of proprietary water treatment technologies combined with our operational experience allows us to increase and extend the value of water and wastewater resources.

  • Physical/chemical processes
  • Biological treatment
  • Anaerobic wastewater treatment
  • Filtration and separation
  • Evaporation and crystallization
  • Mobile water treatment
  • Treatment chemicals and membrane-based solutions

With over 163,000 employees worldwide, we provide water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute directly to our customers’ sustainable development and competitiveness.

Benefits for our customers

Valuable resource or product recovery

Integrated design-build solutions

Customized and standardized water treatment equipment

They chose this solution

Chevron San Ardo

United States

Managing the San Ardo Water Reclamation Facility in a truly sustainable way.

The refinery in San Ardo, CA features the first-ever installation of OPUS® (Optimized Pretreatment and Unique Separation) technology.

The project is the first produced water desalination facility in the world to use OPUS technology, a multiple-treatment process that removes contaminants sufficiently to meet the requirements for discharge.


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United States

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We provide our customers clean, safe and resilient water and wastewater operations worldwide.