La Houille Blanche
Number 1, Février 1999
|Page(s)||75 - 78|
|Published online||01 August 2009|
Présence de la Générale des Eaux au Mexique
The presence of Vivendi/Générale des Eaux in Mexico
In Mexico, VIVENDI / Générale des Eaux is represented by OMSA (Operacion y Mantenimiento de Sistemas de Agua, S.A de CV) a holding company created in 1989 by VIVENDI and ICA (Mexico's leading construction group). VIVENDI / Générale des Eaux is present in Mexico through Omsa operational affiliates:
SAPSA (Servicios de Agua Potable. S.A) for the contract of Mexico City, started on May 1993 for a 10 years period. OMSA AP (OMSA Agua Potable. S.A de C.V.) the company responsible for potable water network Operation and Maintenance (O&M) in the Mexico City contract. Created in July 1997, OMSA AP is also an actor in other cities such as Acapulco, where an O&M contract for raw unto productions and pumping stations was signed after hurricane Paulina in October 1997, Guadalajara, with a sectorization one leak detection contract started for a pilot zone in this city.
CAASA (Concesionaria de Agua de Aguascalientes, S.A de C.V.), responsible for potable water and sewage systems under a concession contract of 30 years, since October 1993.
SAASA (Servicios de Agua de Aguascalientes, S.A de C.V.), operator of the Aguascalientes water system, owners of all the necessary assets for adequate managing of the contract by CAASA (work force and equipment).
OMSA PUEBLA, for the Puebla customer service contract, started in June 1998 for a duration of 10 years.
VIVENDI is leader in water systems management in Mexico, with over 820.000 subscribers and 6.5 millions of citizens served.
© Société Hydrotechnique de France, 1999