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Europe water in brief Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

Ofwat chief executive Cathryn Ross has resigned, and will leave the regulator at the end of this year. The timing took the market by surprise, given that the next price review process has just got underway.

Canal Isabel II to sell off its Latin American water portfolio Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

A corruption scandal has forced the Madrid-based company to put its non-domestic holdings on the block. Ongoing investigations mean the sale process will be far from straightforward.

Inima emerges from revenue stagnation with dual-pronged growth strategy Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The Spanish contractor has diversified its business model in order to meet the growth expectations of its Korean parent. It has yet to make a breakthrough in the Gulf.

Report highlights Andalucía’s sewage woes Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

Tight municipal budgets and rising non-compliance levels at wastewater treatment plants in southern Spain have created a vicious circle of under-investment. With central government spending set to fall, is there a greater role for the private sector?

Spain targets corruption in the water sector Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

Parliamentarians have called for an independent audit of the procurement bodies embroiled in the corruption scandal that has rocked the Spanish water sector. Allegations of a hidden public sector deficit could have wider implications for Spain’s relationship with the EU.

Spanish public procurement reforms draw flak for their lack of rigour Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

Proposed amendments to the way public infrastructure is procured in Spain could make it a riskier proposition for lenders, and are likely to do little to deter corruption in the water sector.

Europe water in brief Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

Kemira intends to merge its Municipal & Industrial and Oil & Mining segments into a combined Industry & Water division, in an attempt to simplify the structure of the business and deliver savings.

Agbar feels the heat in its own back yard Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

A robust defence of its dominant position in Catalunya will be vital if the Suez subsidiary is to stem the tide of public authorities looking to take water services back in-house. Where is it most vulnerable?

Europe water in brief Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

Shares in Dee Valley Water were delisted from the London Stock Exchange on 16 February in conjunction with the company’s £78.5 million takeover by Severn Trent.

Tedagua considers capital rotation as portfolio matures Vol 17, Issue 11 (November 2016)

The Spanish company is looking to recycle the equity it holds in existing water projects as part of a broader policy to double revenues within five years.