124 articles about "US Filter"
The UK water industry made a late rally in April, pushing the FTSE water index into the black. The water index jumped more than 183 points, or 6%, marking the largest monthly gain in well over a year. Across the board, the UK water industry saw positive gains for the month.
VIVENDI ENVIRONNEMENT (VE) has secured a major municipal contract in the US only two weeks after announcing a drastic review of the value of its subsidiary, US Filter, in the water services sector (see GWI, Vol. 3, Issue 3, p.13).
US FILTER HAS BEEN AWARDED A CONTRACT to provide a microfiltration plant for the Orange County Water District (OCWD) and the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) in Fountain Valley, California.
The weakening of the US economy has obliged Vivendi Environnement (VE) to increase support for its water treatment and management subsidiary US Filter.
December marked the end of a roller coaster year for the international water sector. Several companies experienced notable success while others were happy to hear the sound of the year’s final trading bell. The year 2001 brought the end of one of the longest running bull markets in history and the arrival of a global economic slowdown. For the global water industry, consolidation and mergers continued to drive sector performance.
A NEW ORGANISATION, comprised of companies including US Filter, United Water and Thames Water North America, was launched last month to focus on US water quality and safety issues as well as infrastructure improvements.
Last month’s horrific terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington DC shocked the world and sent global financial markets plunging.
Vivendi Water subsidiary, US Filter Operating Services has signed industrial outsourcing agreements for water and wastewater treatment with the Westlake Chemical Corporation, part of the Houston-based Westlake Group.
The UK water industry showed some signs of improvement in May. During the first half of the month, the FTSE water index made modest gains of between 1% and 2%. A late month rally advanced the index by 113 points to finish the month up 6.3%. The UK water industry also outperformed the rest of the market. The FTSE 100 finished in the red, down 3% for the month.
UK water regulator Ofwat finally ruled on Glas Cymru’s proposal for Welsh Water (Dwr Cymru) at the end of January. Director general Philip Fletcher announced his decision not to block the proposed sale of the Hyder subsidiary to Glas Cymru, a not-for-profit consortium of Welsh businesses and community groups which has sought to retain local control over the debt-laden water company.