Waterleau was created in 2000 by five entrepreneurs with many years of experience in the water and wastewater technology. The track record its founders results in new water projects as from the early start. In 2001, Waterleau acquired air treatment technology with the acquisition of the air treatment division of Monsanto Enviro-Chem systems. In 2004 Waterleau acquires BIOTIM from the Suez group, a provider anaerobic wastewater treatment technology. In 2006, Waterleau acquires the air treatment activities of Socrématic and creates Waterleau France as its competence center for air treatment. To improve on flexibility and to protect its know-how, Waterleau integrates Schepens Air & Solids, to become its workshop and manufacturer of key-components for the Waterleau treatment plants. In 2014, Waterleau acquired IBH W2E Consulting Engineers, consultants in the design, erection, and maintenance of Waste-to-Energy and biomass plants, located near Brussels.

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Nieuwstraat 26 , Wespelaar , 3150 Belgium

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Water and Wastewater - Water Treatment
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Globally (various continents)

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Waterleau offers environmental services and solutions to both industry and municipalities in the fields of water, air and waste treatment as well as in new energy recovery. 

Operating from the heart of Europe and through an extensive network of local companies and representatives throughout the world, our expertise is always within reach.

Our expertise in green technologies makes us a true one-stop-shop for the environmental challenges of today. More than 1500 references express our commitment to protect the four elements of nature.

  • Drinking water production
  • Process water production
  • Municipal wastewater production
  • Industrial Wastewater production
  • Water reuse
  • Chemical pollutants abatement
  • Industrial dust removal
  • Flue gas treatment / desulphurization
  • VOC & odour control
  • Fertilizer dust removal
  • Biogas treatment
  • Sludge drying
  • Sludge incineration
  • Medical and hazardous waste incineration
  • From wastewater
  • From sludge
  • From biomass
  • From solid waste

Depending on our customer’s needs, we are able to offer tailor made services:

The same year, Waterleau acquires Kary-Planaqua, the German specialist in water- and wastewater treatment and biogas production.

In 2015 Waterleau acquires Ecovation and Krofta from Ecolab. Ecovation, changes name to become Waterleau Inc, The new Waterleau US office will expand its range of treatment solutions strengthening Waterleau’s position on the North American market. The acquisition of Krofta, world leader in the design and construction of Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) clarifier systems, confirms Waterleau’s strategy of investing in its technology portfolio.

Our dual strategy focused on technology and geography, has resulted in a global presence in established as well as in all emerging markets. Our technology portfolio offers complementary and integrated solutions in all fields of environmental protection. Today, Waterleau is a one-stop-shop for sustainable solutions with a track record exceeding 5000 references and a turnover of 75 million EUR for 2014.

Preserving the planet for future generations is our reason-to-be. Through continuous efforts in R&D, we develop proprietary and advanced environmental technologies for Water, Air, and Waste treatment and for Renewable Energy.  In compliance with legal, environmental, economic and social requirements we design, build and operate these technologies through the optimal use of our resources. We continue to enlarge our global network.  

We work for the benefit of all our stakeholders: sustainable business encompasses people, planet and profit.