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UK water companies prepare for the big freeze Vol 14, Issue 12 (December 2013)

Steep rises in pre-tax profits at some of the UK water and sewerage groups were overshadowed by another round of hefty dividend payouts. What are the long-term implications?

WACC expectations raise AMP6 concerns Vol 14, Issue 12 (December 2013)

The prospect of a significantly lower cost of capital over the next asset management period has raised concerns over ongoing interest in the UK water sector from equity and debt investors. How justified are the fears?

A CAPITALIST COUNTRY Vol 14, Issue 11 (November 2013)

The cause of private water in America took two steps forward, and one step back this month.

ARAB SUMMER Vol 14, Issue 11 (November 2013)

Libya is open for desal business again after a four-year hiatus.

EUROPE WATER IN BRIEF Vol 14, Issue 11 (November 2013)

Liv Garfield will take over from Tony Wray as CEO of Severn Trent next spring. She is currently CEO of BT's local access network division Openreach.

Industry jitters put paid to Kelda stake sale Vol 14, Issue 11 (November 2013)

The sale of a 30% equity stake in Yorkshire Water’s holding company looks to be off, after the sole bid failed to reach the reserve price.

One billion people can’t be wrong Vol 14, Issue 11 (November 2013)

David Lloyd Owen presents his fifteenth annual review of PSP in the international water arena. With a seventh of the world’s population now served by the private sector, what’s next in the market for outsourced services?

Thames risks industry’s wrath over tariffs Vol 14, Issue 11 (November 2013)

The wider repercussions of Thames Water’s recent bid to raise tariffs mean that the company is likely to come under pressure from its industry peers to accept the regulator’s ruling to overturn the application.

Water in World War Z Vol 14, Issue 11 (November 2013)

Christopher Gasson believes that indebtedness is a major problem for the global economy, but it need not be an issue for the water industry.

EUROPE WATER IN BRIEF Vol 14, Issue 10 (October 2013)

Economic regulator Ofwat has hit back at Thames Water’s application for an interim tariff hike, saying that there is only sufficient evidence to justify a £7-a-year rise in consumer bills.