34 articles in Czech Republic
Private water operators balance expectations as Czech concessions near renewal Vol 17, Issue 11 (November 2016)
Water contracts serving more than two million people are up for renewal in the Czech Republic between now and 2020. How will municipalities’ past relations with the private sector affect their decision to continue outsourcing?
The Spanish group has further diluted its water exposure by bringing Mitsui into one of its European concessions. The move is likely to soothe concerns over the utility’s creditworthiness.
Agbar’s takeover bid for Aigües de Sabadell (CASSA) was officially approved on 12 June by the Spanish stock market regulator CNMV.
Czech water utilities face the threat of reduced EU funding unless an independent sector regulator is established. The move could spur consolidation in the industry.
Spain’s desal programme has been put under the spotlight after environment minister Miguel Arias Cañete claimed that the country’s 17 new desalination plants are running at an average of only 16% of capacity.
The EU’s apparent reluctance to extend subsidies to Czech water utilities run by international private operators is causing friction. What are the issues at stake?
Who’s who among the Czech international private water operators?
Suez Environnement will crash out of the benchmark CAC 40 index on 19 December, to be replaced by cable and wiring giant Legrand.
A 6.8% rise in global water tariffs masks significant changes in the way local authorities calculate their rates. David Zetland gets behind the numbers.
The March deadline for submitting river basin management plans looks set to be missed by most European countries. What are the implications?