News Bancroft still working to finalize water and sewer contract SHARE ON: Andreas Pandikiu, contributor, Tuesday, Oct. 10th, 2017 Veolia Environmental Services. Photo credit: Wikimedia. Negotiations continue between Bancroft staff and VEOLIA Environmental Services for the town’s water and sewer contract. Information presented to Bancroft Council during its meeting today sets out that some final negotiations are still needed to finalize the contract. Council is expected to receive a draft contract during a special meeting on October 24th. Council had recently decided to continue negotiations with VEOLIA because the company came in with the lowest bid for the contract.