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Only two companies’ business plans have been put forward for fast-track price determinations. Just how transparent was the evaluation process?
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.
Viola Private Equity sold its remaining 3.5% stake in AIM-listed water filtration specialist Amiad for £2 million on 14 February.
The pressure to maintain dividends at some of the UK water and sewerage companies could result in more equity stakes changing hands in AMP6.
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.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is looking to leverage up to €1 billion in funding for a series of 15 projects in the Croatian water and wastewater sector.
The listed French and Italian water groups regained favour among investors in 2013. In the UK, meanwhile, all utility takeovers are off until regulatory visibility improves.
I have always shared GWI’s belief that water and wastewater services need to be properly priced in order to ensure equitable and sustainable management.