95 articles in Mexico
* San Antonio Water System (SAWS) issued a request for proposals on 14 January as it seeks alternative water sources to help diversify the city’s long-term water supply.
David Lloyd Owen reviews a dozen editions of the Pinsent Masons Water Yearbook and sees a reshuffling amongst the major players.
An 8.5% rise in the average combined water and wastewater tariff in 2009-2010 provides further evidence that utilities are taking infrastructure investment needs seriously.
* Spanish water utilities will have to double tariffs over the next five years in order to meet the challenges ahead, according to the Spanish Association of Water Supply and Treatment Companies (see story p16).
Despite signing a contract for the biggest WWTP in the world, the remainder of the Valley of Mexico water treatment programme is grinding to a halt. Mark Walsh investigates.
Billed as the largest wastewater treatment plant in the world, Mexico’s new Atotonilco facility will have a profound impact on the local economy in more ways than one. Mark Walsh reports.
The global financial crisis might have provided a good reason for water utilities to hold back on water and wastewater charges. This year’s survey shows continued above inflation rises.
Growing water scarcity means the Mexican desal market could be on the verge of something big. Private sector participation will be indispensible, Mark Walsh finds.
The Spanish firm has consolidated its position in Mexico by winning a new drinking water BOT. It can now leverage its position to boost market share.
* Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has acquired worldwide rights to commercialise a newly patented Zero Discharge Desalination (ZDD) technology developed at the University of South Carolina by ZDD, Inc.