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Please read the following legal notice carefully before visiting the Site.

The following legal notice is intended to define the terms of access and use of the Site, which is accessible via the URL, hereafter referred to as (“the Site”), made available by VEOLIA ENVORONNEMENT.

By accessing the Site, the user accepts that he/she has knowledge of the provisions below. As a result, access and use of this Site shall entail the application in law of this legal notice.


The website is published by:


A joint stock company with a capital of €2,598,264,800
Headquarters: 36/38 Avenue Kléber, 75016 Paris, France
Registered on the Paris RCS under the number 403 210 032
(hereafter referred to as "VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT")
Tel: +33(0)171 750 000


Publication manager: Florence Mairal



This Site is hosted by:


A joint stock company with a capital of €51,000
Headquarters: 556 Avenue de Limoges - BP 20003 - 79001 Niort Cedex
Registered on the Niort RSC under the number 403 245 947
VAT N°: FR25403245947
Tel: +33(0)549 767 920 Email: or 


This Site is not a commercial site. The information contained within this Site is made available free of charge and purely for information purposes and in no way constitutes a commercial offer for products or services.

VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT strives to the best of its ability to ensure the accuracy and updating of the information contained within this website, the content of which it reserves the exclusive right to amend at any given time without prior warning. However, VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision and completeness of information made available on this Site.

Consequently, VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT cannot accept responsibility for:

  • any interruption to the website;
  • any bugs;
  • for any damages resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to a modification of the information displayed on the Site;
  • more generally for any damages, direct or indirect, whatever their cause, origin, nature or consequence, caused as a result of anyone accessing the Site or the inability to access the Site, as well as the use of the Site and/or reliance upon any information coming directly or indirectly from the Site.

In particular, VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT does not accept responsibility for damages which may be caused to the user’s IT equipment following his or her access to the Site, or the use or downloading of any of its elements (data, text, images, video or audio, etc).

VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT cannot be held responsible for any delay, loss or mis-delivery of an email, nor for the sending or otherwise of an email to an incorrect email address.


VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT is committed to respecting the trust you place in us and by complying strictly with the provisions of the law 78-17 of the 6th January 1978, as modified, concerning “Information Technology and Civil Liberties”, as well as related ethical principles concerning the personal information you may provide while visiting the Site.

Veolia Environnement does not require users to provide personal data at any time, other than for the purposes of enabling users to obtain certain information or receive documents.

Veolia Environnement hereby informs you that any personal data you may provide online are intended solely for use by Veolia Environnement, which shall be responsible for their processing and preservation. Data is only kept for three months following user registration. 

Data collected on the Site shall only come from your voluntary registration of an email address and/or personal data enabling you to benefit from certain additional features of the Site, such as the contact form.


In accordance with French law No. 78-17 on “Information Technology and Civil Liberties” of the 6th January 1978, as modified, you have the right to access the personal data collected or generated before, during or following various processes of the Site. A copy of the personal data held will be sent to the Site user free of charge, provided that such request is not unreasonable, in particular by being repetitive or systematic.

The only data collected are those that enable us to send you newsletters you have requested. This data processing is exempt from the requirement that it be declared to the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL). In accordance with the law on ‘Information Technology and Civil Liberties’, you have the right to access, correct and delete your personal data.

You may access, correct or delete your data according to the provisions of the French law 78-17 of the 6th January 1978, as modified, concerning “data processing, documents and freedom thereof” by sending an email to:

Any changes shall be made as quickly as possible and at the latest within eight (8) working days of receiving your request. 


VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT will not leave any cookies on your computer’s hard drive. However, the Site works with social network sites (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) that have placed cookies enabling the link with the Site

You may refuse the placing of “cookies” by configuring your browser as follows:

  • For Mozilla firefox:
  • 1. Select the ‘Tools’ menu, then ‘Options’
  • 2. Click on the ‘Privacy’ icon
  • 3. Select the your desired options in the ‘Cookies’ menu
  • For Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0:
  • 1. Select the ‘Tools’ menu, then ‘Internet Options’
  • 2. Click the ‘Confidentiality’ tab
  • 3. Use the cursor to select desired level  
  • For Microsoft Internet Explorer 5:
  • 1. Select the ‘Tools’ menu, then ‘Internet Options’
  • 2. Click the ‘Confidentiality’ tab
  • 3. Use the cursor to customise the desired level
  • For Netscape 6.X and 7. X:
  • 1. Select the ‘Edit’ menu > ‘Preferences’
  • 2. Confidentiality and Security
  • 3. Cookies
  • For Opera 6.0 and above:
  • 1. Select the ‘File’ menu > ‘Preferences’
  • 2. Privacy
  • For Safari 3.0 and above: 
  • 1. Select Safari > Preferences. 
  • 2. Click on ‘Security’ 
  • 3. Click on ‘Show cookies’ 
  • 4. Select the desired cookies and delete, or delete all.  


All internet users with a Facebook or Twitter account may leave comments on the Site.

To leave comments, you should open a session of your social network account by entering your username and password.

VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT neither approves nor disapproves of messages published by internet users and cannot be held responsible for the content of these messages, of which is it not the author.

For all contributions, you agree to be held solely responsible for the data that you post and/or use and/or transfer and you agree to abide by the moderating rules, in particular:

- not to disseminate remarks, opinions or information which violates French law and regulation, the rights of persons, public order and decency, particularly where this may be illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, may constitute harassment, defamatory, vulgar or otherwise unlawful or improper;

- not to infringe the rights of third parties (including intellectual property rights and image rights);

- not to disseminate confidential information, or trade secrets.

- to enter true, accurate and up to date information, in particular not to use false names titles or addresses, or to use names titles or addresses without prior authorisation.

- to keep registration information up to date to ensure it is correct,

- not to upload, post, or transmit in any manner any material that contains software viruses or any other code, files or programmes intended to interfere, damage or limit the functions of any programme, computer or telecommunications equipment or device, without this list being limitative.

- not to disrupt the normal exchange of dialogue, or hinder discussion in bad faith.

- not to interfere with or disrupt the Site, or refuse to comply with any requirements, procedures, general rules or regulations applicable to the network.

- not to collect and store the personal data of other users.

In the case of violations of these provisions, or more generally in violation of the moderating rules, VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT reserves the right not to publish comments on the Site, or to delete comments you have posted without prior notice, your access to sections of the Site may be withdrawn at your exclusive fault, without prejudice to any liability.

Although it is not possible to monitor all messages, you hereby accept and permit VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT’s recourse to a moderator, who may delete prior to dissemination any contribution not related to the theme of discussion or the editorial line of the Site, or which may be contrary to the law.

VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT also reserves the right to exclude any member who does not comply with the conditions stated above.



For every contribution made, you agree to abide by the moderating rules laid out by GrameenVeoliaWater.Ltd, these state that in addition to items related to Comments on the Site, that comments accepted on out Site concern explicitly and exclusively the Grameen Veolia Water project and subjects of social business, access to drinking water in Bangladesh and in developing countries.


The Site may include links to other websites or other sources on the internet. VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT cannot control these external websites and sources and so may not be held responsible for the availability of these sites and external sources, and cannot be held responsible for any content, advertising, products, services or any other material available on or via these webites or external sources. 

Furthermore, VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT may not be held responsible for any damage or loss, in fact or alleged, deriving from or in connection with the access, use or the fact of having placed trust in content, goods or services available on these Sites or external sources.

Finally, the creation of a hyperlink to the home page of this Site, or to any other page of this Site is subject to the express prior written agreement of VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT.


The contents of this website, which was created by or on behalf of VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT and its subsidiaries (hereafter referred to as “the Content”) is protected by applicable copyright, trademark, design rights and unfair competition law.

The Content includes, without being limited to, the architecture, the graphic style (including colours, fonts and the graphic organisation of web pages), all information and elements available on the website, such as, by way of example, texts, articles, photos, illustrations, images, trademarks and logos (such as, by way of example, Veolia Water and Grameen Veolia Water Ltd), data, databases, sounds (by way of example, voices, music or sound effects), still and animated graphics (by way of example computer animations or videos), software, downloadable programmes.

The Content is the property of VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT and its subsidiaries or its technical service providers.


Any reproduction, depiction, distribution and/or use of all or a part of the Content, by whatever means, in whatever form or for whatever purpose, without the express, prior written consent of VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT is strictly prohibited.


Any violation of the applicable legal provisions constitutes copyright infringement and is subject to the criminal penalties provided by law, notwithstanding any other recourse by VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT and its subsidiaries.



Design and production

BETC, on behalf of the Communications Department, Veolia Environnement.

Green hosting


Renewable energy use certification


Photographic credits

  • Photothèque Veolia Environnement
  • C. Majani d'Inguimbert
  • The Vidéaux association

The entire Grameen Veolia Water Ltd. Team is also likely to contribute photographs or video to this Site and to related social networks.


This legal notice is subject to French law. Any dispute related to this legal notice shall be referred to the Tribunal de Commerce de Paris.


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