Now coming up from the ground and into a house near you, Veolia Water North America Operating Services. The company, a regional unit of Veolia Environnement, and a part of the Veolia Water division, designs, builds, and operates water and wastewater systems throughout the North America. Its facilities serve about 100 industrial facilities as well 550 communities and 14 million people through partnerships with municipalities or governments. It treats more than 2.2 billion gallons of wastewater per day. Veolia Water North America typically operates through public-private partnerships in which a community owns the water system's physical assets and sets rates and the company oversees the system's operations.