Veolia Environnement SA engages in the management of water supplies and distribution systems and provides waste management services. It operates through the following business segments: Water, Environmental Services, and Energy Services. The Water segment integrates drinking water and waste water activities such as water distribution, water and waste water treatment, industrial process water, and manufacture of water treatment equipment and systems. The Environmental Services segment collects, processes, and disposes household, trade, and industrial waste. The Energy Services segment includes heat production and distribution, energy optimization and related services, and electricity production. The company was founded on December 14, 1853 and is headquartered in Paris, France.