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Alison Ireland hands out invitations to her birthday party.
* Saur – the number three player in the French market – is selling its 33% interest in Aguas de Valencia to Suez for €135 million.
Farmers in Spain want additional water infrastructure to offset the impact of global warming. The government is unconvinced.
The mechanism for the joint bid for control of Agbar has now been settled. There is still potential for conflict over energy interests in southern Europe.
The Spanish government’s decision to delay water sector reform until next year has come in for broad-based criticism. Not everyone is disappointed, however.
As part of a wider wastewater initiative, the region of Madrid hopes to reduce potable water consumption by boosting recycled water production.
Veolia is on the verge of finalising an acquisition which will further its ambitions to reclaim market share in Spain. It still has some way to go.
* One or more mergers between Italian water operators look likely in the autumn, according to the local press.
Spain is looking to construction companies to finance wastewater infrastructure after the European tap runs dry. A tried and tested model from Aragón could provide the solution.
A new Spanish MBR system could find widespread use in its home market.