214 articles in Australia
Jakarta’s populist city government under Joko Widodo has been stirring up doubts about the future of the city’s two private water concessions.
The latest annual report card for Australia’s urban and rural water utilities reveals a surprising rise in recycled water use. Integrating stormwater into the equation remains a challenge.
China has announced a new plan to address groundwater pollution, one of the biggest environmental issues facing the Xi Jinping administration at the beginning of its term. The plan focuses on the waterscarce North China Plain, where many cities depend on groundwater as their primary water source.
The Australian consultancy wants to increase the revenue contribution of its Asian water business. It is making a big push into the industrial market, writes Max Borchardt.
For the deal, closed during 2012, which represents the most significant step forward for the industry in terms of financial innovation or in meeting the demands of challenging circumstances.
For the desalination plant, commissioned during 2012, that represents the most impressive technical, financial or ecologically sustainable achievement in the industry.
Christopher Gasson argues that distribution matters more than technology in the US market.
For the water or wastewater treatment plant, commissioned during 2012, that shows the greatest innovation in terms of optimising its physical or environmental footprint.
Quoted Asian water stocks regained some ground last year after a disastrous 2011. What lies in store for the year of the snake?
The lifting of water restrictions in Queensland is part of a wider package of reforms designed to create a more conducive environment for private sector investment. Max Borchardt assesses the challenges ahead.