83 articles about "Berlinwasser"
A series of failed concessions in the Balkans forced the German development bank to revise its approach to investing in water. It is now finding success under a more pragmatic regime.
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?
John Deere has put its water division up for sale. The farm equipment company has until recently been vocal about the potential it saw in the water sector, although last month it took a $44 million impairment charge on the business.
Ofwat, the economic regulator for the water industry in England and Wales, has countered Thames Water’s application for an interim rate hike by claiming that the company has underspent on sewer flooding and let its sewage treatment investment programme slip. Ofwat is due to release an interim decision in mid- October.
The economic water regulator for England and Wales is promising a fast-track system for approving water companies’ financial settlements at its forthcoming price review next year.
A 3.6% rise in global water tariffs over the past year falls desperately short of what is required to support the forecast investment in the sector. GWI’s Hector Brown drills down into the numbers.
Japanese trading house Itochu has taken another step into the water market with the £43.5 million purchase of a 20% interest in Bristol Water, a regulated British water company.
Capstone Infrastructure Corporation had offloaded 20% of Bristol Water to Itochu just six months after buying a 70% stake in the company from Suez Environnement.
The construction wing of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Energy to construct a 100 million m3/yr (274,000m³/d) RO desalination plant on the shore of the Caspian Sea.
The federal cartel office has mandated a steep tariff cut in the German capital. It has clear implications for the value of the private partners’ stakes in the operating company.