Jackson, Mississippi selects Veolia as wastewater O&M partner

Veolia will operate Jackson’s three wastewater treatment facilities (Savanna, Trahon and Presidential Hills) and assume responsibility for 98 pumping stations and sludge disposal.

The city of Jackson will continue to own all assets and maintain authority over the setting of rates and short- and long-term capital planning.

The contract will focus on a number of key areas identified by the city of Jackson during the competitive bidding process, including environmental compliance, risk transfer and operational efficiencies.