237 articles about "American Water"
New Jersey has appointed two restructuring specialists to consider a lease of the city’s water system. The move has reignited speculation over the future of other local utilities, as politicians look to reduce direct state support.
The lag between proof of concept and commercialisation has killed many promising water technologies. A new validation vehicle aims to end that.
Regulated water utilities were a good place to park cash in 2014, as valuations rose by a fifth over the course of the year. What is the outlook for 2015?
As GWI went to press, the Sierra snowpack in California – which supplies around one third of the state’s water needs – was sitting at 36% of normal for this point in the season, equivalent to 17% of the 1st April average.
Shares in Baker Hughes rose by 11% on 17 November on news that the company had agreed to a $38 billion takeover by Halliburton.
While attention will clearly be on the mammoth $7.5 billion California water bond when voters go to the polls on 4th November, a number of regulated acquisitions will also be on the ballot.
The California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) paved the way for more water recycling in the west coast state when it issued an order on 3rd June 2014 to streamline the permitting process for nonpotable reuse facilities, a move SWRCB representatives hope will help the state to develop up to 2.25 million acre-feet (2.78 billion m3) in new water sources.
Detroit has published a request for information from private operators willing to take over the city’s water and sewer department.
The slow pace at which the new breed of water performance contracts has evolved is leading some veteran operators to consider reclaiming market share lost to smaller, more localised players. Has the realisation come too late?
The chance for the private sector to play a role in shaping the future of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department may not be all it seems. What options are on the table?