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New PPP law set to revive Nicaragua’s water infrastructure Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

The re-election of the Ortega administration in November coincides with the country’s push for a new PPP programme. Pending US legislation means the perceived transparency of the election process could limit future inflows from international financial institutions.

World Bank tees up $400m support package for $1.7bn Vietnam water supply project Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction has rebooted an old plan for large-scale water treatment plants on the Hau and Tien rivers. With the prime minister and the World Bank on board, they may come to fruition, but not in the timeline the MoC wants.

Project tracker Vol 17, Issue 11 (November 2016)

Actionable Asian desal in India, HK and Singapore; SWCC super-sizes desal agenda; Vietnam’s big plans; Florida embraces reuse; Atlantic City gambles with its future; California’s marginal water cost comes down; Chile’s latest pipe dream; all the latest project news from around the world.

Middle East water in brief Vol 17, Issue 8 (August 2016)

The World Bank has invited expressions of interest from consultants relating to a contract to support the Tanzanian Ministry of Works in examining PPP options for urban water and sanitation services.

World Bank makes a case for pipeless sanitation Vol 17, Issue 7 (July 2016)

Sewer services have often proved to be a pipe dream in Africa and other parts of the developing world. Could non-sewer sanitation programmes take their place – and engage the private sector at the same time?

Benin redefines its PPP model to boost rural water initiatives Vol 17, Issue 6 (June 2016)

The Republic of Benin wants to roll out 200 piped water schemes based on a concession model it pioneered in 2014. Has it found a credible alternative to affermage contracts?

Pooling resources to bridge Kenya’s funding gap Vol 17, Issue 5 (May 2016)

The $400 million funding deficit in Kenya’s National Water Master Plan will need to be met from sources other than the public purse. A new pooled water facility could go some way to taking up the slack.

Macri considers new PPPs for Argentina’s water sector Vol 17, Issue 5 (May 2016)

A new $22 billion water spending initiative will require private finance to make it a reality. President Macri is making all the right noises, but international private water companies have long memories.

Europe water in brief Vol 17, Issue 5 (May 2016)

French biocide specialist Amoéba has raised €14.7 million of equity via a private placement, less than a year after floating on the Paris Euronext.

The cost of complacency Vol 17, Issue 5 (May 2016)

Good management can mitigate climate change’s impact, but agricultural use cannot be overlooked, says David Lloyd Owen.