95 articles in Mexico
New collaborative water infrastructure deal agreed on the US-Mexico border Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)
As the US and Mexico face off on thornier political issues, the two countries have struck a deal to extend the water-sharing provisions of the 1944 Colorado River Treaty. Ongoing collaboration will see the US invest in water infrastructure south of the border.
RWL Water has completed its acquisition of Brazilian water and wastewater treatment company Acquavit.
On 20 July, the board of listed Mexican storage tank specialist Rotoplas approved the acquisition of 80% of Sytesa, which designs, constructs, finances and operates wastewater treatment and recycling plants in Mexico.
Consolidated comes out on top at Rosarito; Tunisia seeks to embrace water PPPs; Oman’s thirst for desal; Florida’s big RO build-out; specs out for Japanese wastewater concession; Indian industry turns to desal; all the latest project news from around the world this month.
Revised legislation aimed at improving service delivery in the Mexican water market could encourage more municipalities to bring in private sector expertise. Ongoing challenges mean that it is not a market for the opportunistic.
Iran and Cuba open up; Canadian P3 pipeline stronger than ever; the battle for Rosarito; Huntington Beach assesses groundwater injection costs; ten groups vie for Omani desal trio; Tedagua bids low in Djibouti; all the latest project news from around the world this month.
A new local partner gives the mid-market water firm a foothold in Mexican oil & gas. The move comes at an auspicious time.
Indonesian developers walk away; Kathmandu DBOs in focus; Rosarito desal plant draws interest; American Water begs for more time in California; Severn Trent takes Oklahoma City; Red-Dead developers face multiple challenges; all the latest project news from around the world this month.
- FCC – the Spanish construction group which owns Aqualia – has appointed Mexican telecoms executive Carlos Jarque as CEO. This follows the group’s refinancing last year, which saw...
- Aqualia’s interest in Mexico did not stretch to bidding for the the 21,600m³/d San Quintin desalination plant, the first project to be awarded under the new public- private partnership law...
- Colombia’s National Planning Department has hired Castalia Strategic Advisors to structure a $500 million water and wastewater concession in...
- Meanwhile, Peru’s PPP machine grinds slowly on. The list of pre-qualifiers for the expansion of the Huachipa water treatment plant in Lima has finally been published, after a record 21 revisions to the procurement timetable...
Ian Elkins asks whether the different approaches taken by contracting authorities in Latin America will result in more bankable projects.