SUEZ Water WastewaterSUEZ in the UK, for its activities in industrial water solutions, has signed a National Framework Agreement with Castle Water, the UK’s largest independent water retailer, for the delivery of specialist industrial water and wastewater services.

The new partnership will see Castle Water benefiting from SUEZ’s long experience in water and wastewater management to make the most of the considerable opportunities presented by the deregulation of the water market, which comes into play in England next year.

From April 2017, commercial water users in England will be able to choose their water supplier – more specifically their water retailer – allowing more flexibility and encouraging businesses to re-evaluate their entire water cycle.

This new partnership will enable Castle Water’s customers to access SUEZ’s complete range of market leading technologies, services and chemistry for the purification, treatment and management of water and wastewater. The availability of these specialist services provides businesses using industrial water with the tools needed to improve efficiencies, and ensure they are managing water resources cost-effectively and sustainably.

David Reeve, CEO for SUEZ Industry UK France, said: “We are delighted to work in partnership and to deliver our specialist services to Castle Water’s business customers across the UK. SUEZ Treatment Solutions UK provides solutions to help customers secure, operate and maintain their water and effluent systems. We use our expertise to diagnose process related performance, highlight areas that could be optimised and deliver cost efficiencies as well as ensuring that organisations can meet environmental obligations. In doing so, we can provide peace of mind for Castle Water customers, enabling them to tackle the three biggest challenges that they face: cost, performance and environmental management.”

Castle Water Chief Executive, John Reynolds OBE, said: “I’m delighted to announce our framework agreement with SUEZ. A dedicated water retailer, Castle Water has grown very quickly to become the UK’s largest independent water company. We now serve customers across all industries and work with a range of organisations with very specific technical support needs.”

“Our aim is to provide innovative, proactive solutions that reassure and help these customers meet their day-to-day operational challenges as well build their capability for the future. Like us, SUEZ have a proven track record of solving issues and delivering savings for customers. There is a great synergy between our two companies. As the UK’s leading industrial water services and solutions experts, SUEZ join with us in delivering the optimal mix of insight, knowledge, skills and resources to meet our customers’ needs nationwide,” he added.