Lydec, a subsidiary of Suez Environnement, provides public services in the fields of water and electricity distribution, wastewater and rainwater collection and street lighting, serving some 4.2 million inhabitants of the region of Greater Casablanca. The company was awarded these services under the terms of a contract between the company and the delegating authority (the urban districts of Casablanca, Mohammedia and Aïn Harrouda) and the Ministry of the Interior.