History of SUEZ

For more than 160 years SUEZ offers its services for the human progress – accompanying great social transformations. Starting from the construction of the Suez Canal and the implementation of innovative solutions aimed at introducing the principles of hygiene and public health, through ensuring a high standard of living with the use of water supply and sewage equipment, the solutions and technologies implemented by SUEZ have been enjoying continued popularity for years because they are able to meet the challenges of urban development and population growth.


SUEZ in the world

SUEZ operates in 70 countries on 5 continents and offers solutions which ensure efficient and sustainable management of resources entrusted by local authorities, industry, consumers and agriculture.


Key data

SUEZ is a world leader in the area of sustainable management of resources. The exemplary information below illustrates the scale of the SUEZ activities:

  • more than 450,000 industrial and commercial clients
  • in 70 countries
  • revenue of € 15.3 billion (in 2016)
  • 1,130 water treatment plants
  • 5.3 billion m3 of treated potable water
  • 2,300 wastewater treatment plants
  • 4.3 billion m3 of biologically treated wastewater
  • 34 million residents using waste collection services
  • 914 sorting halls and waste recovery plants
  • 16.3 million tonnes of recovered waste around the world
  • 8.5 million tonnes of energy-recovered waste
  • 6,254 GWh of generated electrical and thermal energy.