Engineering and consulting group SNC-Lavalin has acquired Aqua Data, a company of about 100 employees specializing in the computerized diagnosis and analysis of water distribution systems and wastewater collection systems for municipal, commercial and industrial clients. Formerly a subsidiary of Gaz Métro, Aqua Data has clients in Quebec, Ontario, the Maritimes and the United States. Its head office is in Pincourt, Quebec, near Montreal.
“Municipalities across North America are concerned about asset management and investing in the renewal of their ageing water infrastructure and Aqua Data has the expertise to help us respond directly to these challenges,” said Riadh Ben Aïssa, executive VP, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. “This acquisition, combined with our existing expertise in urban engineering and construction, pavement management and engineering, and the environment, will broaden our service offering and allow us to provide even more complete and strategic solutions to our clients in this sector.”
Founded in 1987, Aqua Data has expertise in diagnosing the condition of water distribution and wastewater collection systems, hydraulic modelling, unidirectional flushing programs and in the collection and structuring of data.