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In the face of an ongoing and catastrophic drought, the Texas state legislature has effectively killed a $2 billion water infrastructure bill after a procedural motion on 29 April delayed the bill’s consideration.
Discretionary US water infrastructure spending cannot fall for ever. The antidote may involve a stiff dose of reality for citizens, argues Debra Coy.
The recent divergence in the share prices of Sabesp and American Water underlines the different regulatory environments in which they operate.
The launch of a new national water plan will involve a large-scale build-out of wastewater treatment infrastructure. A number of municipalities are exploring the BOT procurement model.
The apparent hostility of the regulatory environment in the Brazilian state of São Paulo is driving investors away from the stock. How much worse can the news get?
A steep decline in the market capitalisation of listed Brazilian water stocks contributed to a lacklustre performance for the GWI Water Index last month. Signs of a recovery in the US municipal market were scant compensation.
2012 was a year of change in the contract operations market, as traditional O&M contracts gave way to performance-based models. Which companies are best positioned to ride the new wave?
Layne Christensen shares plunged by 11% on 15 April after the company announced its fourth-quarter results, despite the numbers being in line with management’s earlier guidance (a net loss of $22.1 million on revenues of $229.7 million).
Private water companies have lost out to non-profits on a series of highprofile deals in the US water sector over the past couple of years. Just how serious is the threat?
The US Senate has proposed using public-private partnerships to complete Army Corps of Engineers water projects.