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Madrid, January 9, 2024.

The company executes its strategic decision to enter the US market thanks to its partnership with MDS. The operation represents Aqualia’s entry into Texas, the second state in the North American country in terms of population and the fastest growing.

Aqualia continues its internationalization process with the takeover of the company Municipal District Services, LLC (MDS), which manages the integral water cycle of 364,000 inhabitants on the outskirts of Houston (Texas) through nearly 140 service contracts. with municipal utility districts (“MUDs”). MDS, with more than 16 years of experience in its service, has an excellent reputation and is the second largest provider of water, wastewater and stormwater services in the Houston area for municipal utility districts (“MUDs”), managing all phases of the water cycle and providing clients with comprehensive management. Its “family business” culture rooted in service and customer-centricity aligns perfectly with Aqualia’s public service and people-centered culture. With this acquisition, Aqualia will lead the development of the business in the southern United States with the objective of becoming one of the leading operators in the area.About Aqualia Aqualia is the water management company owned by the citizen services group FCC (51%) and by the Australian ethical fund IFM Investors (49%). The company is the fourth water company in Europe by population served and the ninth in the world, according to the latest Global Water Intelligence ranking (December 2022) and has been awarded “Best Water Company of the year 2023”. It currently serves 43.7 million users in 18 countries. In 2022, the company had a turnover of $1.4 billion and maintained a business portfolio of more than $18 billion. About Municipal District Services (MDS) Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Katy, Texas, MDS provides operation and maintenance for water and wastewater infrastructure to MUDs (municipal utility districts) in the Houston metropolitan area. MDS services include operations, maintenance, repair, procurement, installation, metering, construction services, inspections and customer service/billing of water and wastewater utility systems.

Contact Contact name: Aqualia Contact description: Aqualia Contact phone: 91 359 54 00