Veolia Environnement's subsidiary, Veolia Eau d'Ile-de-France, manages water production and distribution for the Greater Paris water authority, Syndicat des Eaux d'Ile-de-France. SEDIF serves 4.3 million residents in 149 municipalities in the Paris region. With close to 750,000 m3 distributed every day, it is the largest water utility in France and one of the first in Europe. Nearly 240 billion liters were consumed in 2012 through a network of pipes 8,230 km in length. In 2011, SEDIF renewed its agreement with Veolia Water; the new contract introduced a concept of responsibility and a useful innovation with:
ServO : a single monitoring and operation center designed to control risk, to manage customer response, to optimize water production and monitor network distribution.
PEEE: to reduce energy consumption and manage emissions and discharges ensure a "zero carbon service," a world first for a water service
Qualio: to implement water traceability, based on the food and beverage industry model, in order to guarantee customers continuous control of the sanitary quality of their water
Teleo: third-generation remote meter reading, enables users to precisely monitor their consumption, thus facilitating leak detection
ResEcho: a sophisticated network monitoring and asset management resourcethat enables Veolia Water to maintain an unusually low rate of leaks on all SEDIF water lines
The PI system is an important part of the information system of Veolia Eau d'île de France. It has become the repository for all real-time measurements.The PI System is both a Big Data and a management system for events in real time, which allows the user to address a multitude of functional requirements for operators and provide interoperability.
Guillaume Gallon is an IT Manager at Veolia Eau d'île de France in Paris. He has broad experience in analysis, strategic alignment, design and implementation of IT architectures, and is an experienced Enterprise Architect with strong focus on Innovation Management.