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Veolia Standards Enter through the Back Door

By now, the EU plays a central role in the determination of water quality, controls and technology standards. And here too it seems like a matter of course that Veolia and Suez take part in it. Which is why, next summer, we will see vehicles and people wearing the well-known Veolia logo all along the French coastline. Right in time for the season, as the multinational’s latest invention for the control of water quality on beaches was just certified by the EU. The public services which in the past were handling this task for the communes will now have to pay through the nose.