Constructed in 1969, the Marquette-Lez-Lille water treatment facility was no longer in compliance with European regulations. The new facility, designed and constructed by Norpac, is among the ten largest in France, and treats the industrial waste water of 37 towns and villages. More efficient, modern and compact, the facility is a model of sustainable construction, with buildings integrated into the landscape, systems that minimise sound and odour pollution, and HYBAS™ technology for ensuring that waste water treatment is entirely organic.
population equivalents. That is the facility's treatment capacity