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9 articles in New Zealand

Risk management Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

  • New Zealand is looking to end the use of untreated groundwater for drinking in a move that will affect 12% of the country’s population. It follows a...
  • The shareholders of Tyson Foods rejected a motion this month to introduce a wideranging water stewardship programme. The vote was...

NZ government considers plan to upgrade water treatment for 12% of the population Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

A key proposal of the December inquiry into the Havelock North campylobacteriosis outbreak was to remove the “secure” label of aquifers that supply around 12% of New Zealand’s water. The Ministry of Health is now costing up the job of adding treatment barriers.

New Zealand alliance activity picks up pace Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

Two councils are embracing alliances as a way of streamlining water, wastewater and stormwater services. Splitting plant and network management is a new approach.

K-water launches Korean SMEs abroad while scaling up its smart water strategy at home Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

With the Asia Water Council’s initiatives abroad gathering pace, K-water has set up a platform for channelling Korean SMEs to overseas opportunities. Efforts to tackle consumer mistrust of tap water mean that there is a lot of SME smart water know-how to be unlocked.

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.

Interest builds in rare New Zealand DBFO Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

The first sizeable PPP to emerge in the New Zealand water sector for more than a decade is generating considerable interest from the private water community. The prospect of co-financing from a local Maori tribe provides an interesting twist.

Watercare privatisation on the cards as Auckland struggles to fund transport plan Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

New Zealand’s main infrastructure industry body is recommending that Auckland city council sell off its water utility to balance its books ahead of a significant investment in public transport. Watercare CEO Raveen Jaduram discusses the proposal with GWI’s Max Borchardt.

Suez smartens up its energy offering Vol 15, Issue 10 (October 2014)

Suez Environnement has bought New Zealand-based energy management specialist Derceto to fill out its smart water portfolio.

A major risk for miners Vol 14, Issue 8 (August 2013)

A failure to address water risks could be limiting financial returns in the mining sector. It is also increasingly leading to hard investment decisions.