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Acquisition of ISO 55001 Certification

We are pleased to announce that METAWATER Co., Ltd. (Headquarters, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President, Yasushi Nakamura) and METAWATER SERVICE Co., Ltd. (Headquarters, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Eiji Nakamura) received ISO 55001 (asset management system) certification effective December 12, 2016. The accreditation ceremony was held on January 19, 2017.
The certification was carried out by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited (LRQA), which is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) as an ISO 55001 certification body and which provides  management certification and registration services globally. This was the first time for LRQA to issue an ISO 55001 certificate in Japan.

                               LRQA  Toshihiko Shirabe Area Operation Manager-North Asia(right side)
                               METAWATER  Noboru Okuda Managing Executive Officer(left side)
Details of registration

<Name of organization>
<Scope of registration>
Design proposal, operation and maintenance service of water and wastewater treatment plants in Japan with client specific contracts.
<Locations and Activities>
METAWATER Co., Ltd.                       As listed in the scope of registration above
METAWATER SERVICE Co., Ltd.         As listed in the scope of registration above
Nagoya Branch                                 Management of operation and maintenance sites, Procurement
Kawai Purification Plant (Yokohama City, Kanagawa)           Provision of purification services
Akechi Wastewater Treatment Plant (Ena City, Gifu)           Provision of wastewater treatment services

About ISO 55001
ISO 55001 is an international standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in January 2014. It specifies requirements for the development, implementation, maintenance, and improvement of an organization’s asset management system with regard to social infrastructure such as water and wastewater systems, roads, bridges,  railroads and port facilities.
The METAWATER Group will continuously improve its certified asset management system and contribute to the sustainable development of water and environmental infrastructure in cooperation with water supply and sewage operators such as local governments and partner companies.

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