Overview

Facts and Figures

Facts-and-figures
  • Veolia Water has been operating in Richmond since 2002.
  •  Veolia employs 30 people in Richmond.
  • The Veolia Richmond facility serves approximately 68,000 residents.
  • Veolia manages sewer collection for the City of Richmond through 185 miles of underground pipes and the City's 197-mile storm water drainage system.
  • Veolia has helped the City of Richmond reduce overflows by 84% in the last four years.
  • Veolia processes a "dry weather average flow" of 6.5 million gallons of wastewater for the City of Richmond each day.
  •  Veolia has increased the facility's permit compliance record from 67% to 97% since taking over the 50+ year old plant.
  • Veolia has implemented $43 million in capital improvements to the City of Richmond's sewer collection system.
  • Veolia has implemented $14 million in capital improvements to the City of Richmond's wastewater treatment facility.
  • Veolia has implemented $1.6 million in capital improvements to the City of Richmond's storm drain system