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Retrieve water consumption from Veolia Ile-de-France web site (French Water Company)

Project description


PyVeoliaIDF is a Python library for getting water consumption from Veolia French provider.

Their water meter are wireless and transmit the consumption once per day.

All consumption data is available on the client account at Veolia Web Site (

PyVeoliaIDF automatically go through the Web Site and download the consumption data CSV file, and make it available in a Python structure (list of dictionaries).



PyVeoliaIDF is working with Selenium Python library to automate navigation through Veolia Web site. Selenium requires a WebDriver that acts as gateway between automatic actions from PyVeoliaIDF and a native browser already installed on the system.

PyVeoliaIDF has been developped and tested with Firefox browser (version 68.8) and its corresponding Web Driver geckodriver (version 0.24).

Firefox browser installation

Follow instructions here

Firefox Web Driver (geckodriver) installation

Follow instructions here

Create your virtual environment

$ pip install virtualenv

$ cd /path/to/my_project_folder/

$ virtualenv venv

PyVeoliaIDF installation

Use the package manager pip to install PyVeoliaIDF.

pip install pyveoliaidf

You can also download the source code and install it manually.

cd /path/to/pyveoliaidf/
python install


Command line

$ pyveoliaidf -u 'your login' -p 'your password' -w 'path/to/Selenium Web Driver' -s 30 -t 'temporary directory where to store CSV file (ex: /tmp)'


import pyveoliaidf

client = pyveoliaidf.Client('your login',
                         'your password',
                         'path/to/Selenium Web Driver',
                         'temporary directory where to store CSV file (ex: /tmp)')


data =


data =>
    "time": "2019-07-14 19:00:00",
    "total_liter": "506669",
    "daily_liter": "530",
    "type": "Estim\u00c3\u00a9",
    "timestamp": "2019-08-31T16:55:01.236779"
    "time": "2019-07-15 19:00:00",
    "total_liter": "507523",
    "daily_liter": "854",
    "type": "Mesur\u00c3\u00a9",
    "timestamp": "2019-08-31T16:55:01.236779"
    "time": "2019-07-16 19:00:00",
    "total_liter": "508314",
    "daily_liter": "791",
    "type": "Mesur\u00c3\u00a9",
    "timestamp": "2019-08-31T16:55:01.236779"


PyVeoliaIDF relies on how Veolia Web Site is built. It goes through each Web pages and automatically fill forms, click buttons using their internal identifiers.

Any change in the Web site structure or identifier naming may break this library.

We expect in close Future that Veolia makes available a standard API from which we can get safely their data.


Pull requests are welcome. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.

Please make sure to update tests as appropriate.



Project status

PyVeoliaIDF has been initiated for integration with Home Assistant.


All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.

The format is based on Keep a Changelog, and this project adheres to Semantic Versioning.

[0.1.13] - 2021-12-03


  • Increase waiting time after selection of 'Jours' and 'Litres' buttons. Sometimes, we get only a partial set of data with missing most recent ones.

0.1.12 - 2020-10-12


  • The Veolia login email text box has changed its identifier.

0.1.11 - 2020-10-03


  • After simulating clicks on the 'Jours' and 'Litres' buttons, we have to wait a few (5 seconds) for internal form refresh. Otherwise, we got an inconsistent data file.

0.1.10 - 2020-10-03


  • The VeoliaIDF web site has changed and added some buttons to select the consumption period and the consumption unit.

0.1.9 - 2019-08-31


  • WebDriver window size must be large enough to display all clickable components.

0.1.8 - 2019-08-31


  • Use PropertyNameEnum type to store all property names.
  • Add LoginError exception raised when PyVeoliaIDF is unable to sign in the Veolia Web site with the given username/password.
  • Add timestamp property that contains date/time when the data has been retrieved.

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