242 articles in India

Indian lovers Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

  • It is not all bad news for Suez in India. The French company this month confirmed that it had been awarded a 26-year operations contract to serve the city of Coimbatore, and it also looks...

Mumbai kicks off 5 tenders in $1.5bn wastewater plan Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

28 groups attended a pre-bid conference for the largest urban wastewater treatment plant build-out in India’s history. Qualification restrictions have edged out most foreigners.

Gadkari’s Ganga roadshow Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

The BJP heavyweight has made his London debut as India’s water minister. Sebastian Lennox asks whether he is the voice of change.

India backtracks on treated sewage quality Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

A surprise turnaround by an Indian ministry on effluent standards will disappoint technology vendors, but is a net plus for Indian water.

Desal recovery continues, but risks remain Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

Appetite for new desalination capacity is growing, but progress is frustratingly slow in some areas. What are the market dynamics?

Project tracker Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

US water P3s – without the hype; New Zealand’s new model alliance; Cape Town gets pragmatic on desalination pipeline; Japanese concessions gain steam; India’s hybrid breeding programme; New plants for old in Abu Dhabi; all the latest project news from around the world.

The biggest international water trade shows Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

From Stockholm World Water Week to Watec Israel and Korea International Water Week, and on to WEFTEC and the IDA World Congress, you could spend your life at water trade shows. This month’s list looks at how they measure up.

Ganga PPP awards herald sewage treatment bonanza Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

India’s central government has awarded the first two of its long-awaited hybrid annuity wastewater PPP projects. The next challenge will be to bundle brownfield and greenfield assets together within individual tenders.

HNB courts foreigners for Haridwar Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

Although it is well established in India’s sewage treatment market, HNB Engineers has no experience of executing PPPs. It is now looking for foreign finance partners.

Essel storms ahead in Indian water Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

Billionaire-backed project developer Essel has won a new PPP in PM Modi’s backyard. Suez and Earth Water Group veteran Vidyavathsal will be driving the water business.