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6 August 2020

Saur and Derichebourg announce a strategic partnership to provide water and sanitation services to local authorities.

Derichebourg, via its subsidiary Derichebourg Expansion, today completes the sale to the Saur Group of 51% of the capital in the company Derichebourg Aqua (which owns Derichebourg Aqua Océan Indien). Derichebourg Aqua, which was created in 2012, manages public collective sanitation services for the municipalities of[...]

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28 July 2020

Saur research study into the presence of the virus responsible for Covid-19 in wastewater

    Saur activates its regional monitoring network     The questions that emerged at the end of March this year around the possibility of wastewater contamination prompted Saur to take measurements during and after the lockdown as the basis for conducting a research study at 20 representative facilities to[...]

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17 July 2020

Bathing water quality : where are the best places to swim this summer ?

    Where are the best places to swim this summer? What are the health risks? Just two of the questions that summer visitors are quite rightly asking themselves when planning their holidays. The answer: choose destinations that have "Démarche Qualité des Eaux de Baignade" (DEQB)[...]

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18 June 2020

Saur acquires Nijhuis Industries to form a leading player in industrial water

Saur announces the acquisition of Nijhuis Industries, a leading Dutch group specialised in advanced industrial water and wastewater treatment solutions with a worldwide footprint. Nijhuis Industries will bring Saur’s Industrial Water activities to a step-change level with total annual revenues of about €200m, technological edge[...]

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16 June 2020

Startup company imaGeau launches its free-to-use drought monitoring website

Using the open data model, continuously gathers and interprets rainfall, hydrological and hydrogeological data to provide real-time monitoring of the trend in water resources at local level. In response to repeated episodes of drought and water stress, startup company imaGeau has launched a free-to-use public[...]

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16 June 2020

Saur installs its 400,000th smart water meter in Châteauroux

Saur has installed its 400,000th smart meter in the urban community of Châteauroux, establishing the Group as a major force in this technology. Installing these meters allows the Group to provide the local authority and consumers with additional services, including excessive consumption alerts. “In most cases,[...]

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23 April 2020

Saur acquires two hi-tech industrial water companies.

In line with its Initiative 2023 strategic project aiming to grow strongly its industrial customers base, Saur announces the acquisition of Unidro and Econvert, thereby building-up a shared European centre of technological excellence for industrial water treatment. Unidro is a global specialist in supply of technological[...]

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9 April 2020

Xavier Savigny is appointed Group Senior Executive Vice President Human Resources, Organisation and Transformation

Saur announces the appointment of Xavier Savigny as its Group Senior Executive Vice President Human Resources, Organisation and Transformation on 8 April. A graduate of the University of Compiègne and the École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC), Xavier Savigny began his career at Otis France in 1993,[...]

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6 April 2020

Coronavirus Covid-19
Water: Saur on the emergency front line

As France begins its third week of lockdown, ensuring the availability of clean, safe drinking water throughout the country remains a vital priority. Saur is structured to deliver these essential missions at the same time as responding to many emergency situations. In these challenging days,[...]

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20 January 2020

Saur wins a 5-year extension of its partnership with Marafiq for the operation of the industrial cities of Jubail, Yanbu and Ras Al-Khair (Saudi Arabia)

In 2011, Saur and Marafiq (the leading Saudi private-sector water and electricity services provider) together formed MaSa to operate and maintain the water supply, wastewater treatment and industrial cooling services for Jubail, the world’s largest petrochemicals complex. Eight years later, the joint venture between the[...]

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