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UU faces £1bn spat with Ofwat Vol 15, Issue 4 (April 2014)

Shares in one of the UK’s largest water and sewerage groups sold off earlier this month as the regulator disagreed with its inflated spending plans.

David Lloyd Owen - The UK’s water technology sector – does it have to RIP? Vol 15, Issue 3 (March 2014)

When you look at centres of entrepreneurial water innovation such as Singapore, Ontario, Israel and the Netherlands, common themes swiftly emerge.

Nijhuis targets value with optimised portfolio Vol 15, Issue 3 (March 2014)

The 100-year-old plant supplier is focussed on expanding its industrial reference base through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions. CEO Menno Holterman talks to GWI about his vision for the future.

Ofwat, the enhancement shaman Vol 15, Issue 3 (March 2014)

Only two companies’ business plans have been put forward for fast-track price determinations. Just how transparent was the evaluation process?

UK water contractors squeezed in AMP6 Vol 15, Issue 3 (March 2014)

The contractual procurement strategies of the major UK water and sewerage groups have evolved to reflect wider market concerns. The emphasis on efficiency will inevitably mean that contractors’ margins are eroded.

David Lloyd Owen - A backwards glance: how demand management became the smart choice. Vol 15, Issue 2 (February 2014)

A backwards glance: how demand management became the smart choice.

EUROPE WATER IN BRIEF Vol 15, Issue 2 (February 2014)

Viola Private Equity sold its remaining 3.5% stake in AIM-listed water filtration specialist Amiad for £2 million on 14 February.

UK WACCs meltdown warning Vol 15, Issue 2 (February 2014)

The pressure to maintain dividends at some of the UK water and sewerage companies could result in more equity stakes changing hands in AMP6.

Biwater rebuilds concessions arm Vol 15, Issue 1 (January 2014)

The sale of Cascal left UK-based contractor Biwater with little in the way of recurring revenue flows. Now it wants to rebuild its concessions business.

David Lloyd Owen - Tackling the Herculean task of flood risk management. Vol 15, Issue 1 (January 2014)

At first sight, the recent floods across Britain can make one feel overwhelmed by the power of nature.