News | February 28, 2018

Royal HaskoningDHV And Samsung Engineering Join Forces To Treat Wastewater In South Korea And Vietnam

Royal HaskoningDHV's Nereda wastewater treatment technology expands its Asia base

Royal HaskoningDHV has entered into partnership with Samsung Engineering for the delivery of its Nereda wastewater treatment technology in South Korea and Vietnam. Samsung now can apply this technology in its wastewater treatment projects across these regions, ensuring excellent and sustainable treatment and reducing pollution.

Mr. Mansu Park, Executive Vice President and Head of Industrial & Environmental Business Division, Samsung Engineering said, “Nereda’s innovative technology increases the capacity of wastewater plants while remaining a compact solution. It reduces pollution of waterways and requires relatively low operational and capital expenditure. These qualities make it an ideal solution for many of our clients throughout South Korea and Vietnam. We are excited about the possibilities it will open up for these countries.”

Samsung Engineering has completed more than 400 water treatment projects since its inception in 1970. Currently the company is operating in over 40 countries around the world. Samsung Engineering aims for global sustainable growth whilst offering its clients an excellent return on investment.

Mr. René Noppeney, Global Director Water Products and Innovation at Royal HaskoningDHV said, “We are delighted to welcome Samsung Engineering to our international Nereda network. The company’s expertise and local knowledge make it ideally placed to deliver our technology to this region. We believe that working with partners, joining knowledge and capacity to deliver increases our ability to help our clients and enhance society.”

Royal HaskoningDHV's Nereda wastewater treatment solution is already being applied on five continents for municipal and industrial water. It purifies wastewater without chemicals and cost-effectively by using patented granular sludge technology. The award-winning technology was invented by Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands and developed in public-private partnership by the university, the Dutch Foundation for Applied Water Research, the Dutch Water Authorities and Royal HaskoningDHV.

About Royal HaskoningDHV
Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent international engineering and project management consultancy. Our 6,000 professionals operating from across the world are committed to our promise to enhance society together. Throughout our 135-year history we have made strong coalitions with our stakeholders and connected our work to the reality of the daily lives of people in the communities in which we work. We are driving positive change through innovation and technology, helping clients use resources more efficiently and creating smart solutions for a more sustainable future. Enhancing society together. For more information, visit

About Samsung Engineering
Samsung Engineering is one of the world’s leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management (EPC & PM) companies. With experience in over 40 countries, the company provides total project management from planning and financing to construction and commissioning and has built some of the world’s largest and most complex hydrocarbon and industrial plants.

Founded in 1970 in South Korea, Samsung Engineering is globally recognised in various areas, such as oil/gas processing, refinery, petrochemicals, power, industrial and environmental facilities, including water and waste treatment plants facilities. For projects such as wastewater treatment plants, Samsung Engineering’s experience with EPC allows it to operate facilities at their optimum efficiency, offering its clients an excellent return on investment. By pairing innovative value engineering with flexible, efficient management, the company provides significant, dependable value to its broad client list, which include some of the largest energy and government-owned companies For more information, visit

SOURCE: Royal HaskoningDHV