A joint venture to strengthen in the development of innovative digital solutions in the field of water.

The SUEZ and Schneider Electric groups have announced the creation of a leader in digital water to develop and market a joint offering of innovative digital solutions for the management of the water cycle.

This joint venture will support municipal water operators as well as industrial players in the acceleration of their digital transformations, by providing them with a unique range of software solutions for planning, operation, maintenance, and optimization of water treatment infrastructure.

The offering of this new entity, specializing in software solutions designed specifically for digital water, will provide customers with access to an application software database to optimize installations and networks, and enhance their performance, resilience, and sustainability: reducing leaks, optimizing network performance, generating energy savings, extending the lifespans of installations, preserving natural environments, improving the environmental footprint of water systems, etc.

Diane Galbe, SUEZ Group SEVP, Smart & Environmental Solutions global Business Unit and Strategy: “Our shared vision and the complementary expertise of Schneider Electric and SUEZ will enable us to strengthen our agility and our leadership in the fast-growing digital water market. The creation of this joint venture is fully in line with the SUEZ 2030 strategic plan which aims to use cutting-edge technologies in order to offer all of our customers’ digital solutions that are 100% sustainable in terms of their impact on health, quality of life, environment, and climate.

Peter Herweck, EVP Industrial Automation at Schneider Electric “By combining SUEZ’s expertise in the water business with the capabilities of EcoStruxure, Schneider Electric’s open and inter-operable IoT platform, we are creating new solutions and services to empower our customers with actionable information to manage their process and assets more efficiently. With this joint venture, we look forward to becoming the digital partner of water cycle players, enabling them to reach true resiliency and sustainability.”

AQUADVANCED®, SUEZ’s real-time software suite, addresses the full range of challenges in the water cycle. It allows for the optimization and steering of water and sanitation networks and plants thanks specially to optimized, predictive monitoring of infrastructures. Using data science, AQUADVANCED® solutions combine the historic expertise of a water operator with the best data processing methods