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Europe Water In Brief Vol 16, Issue 3 (March 2015)

Biwater Holdings slumped to a net loss of £6.2 million on revenues of £53.5 million (down 14.9%) in the year ended 31 March 2014, according to figures released earlier this month.

UK water rails against competition Vol 16, Issue 3 (March 2015)

Suggestions that Ofwat is still pursuing upstream competition in the UK water sector have been met with tangible resistance. By some.

Building resilience comes from within Vol 16, Issue 3 (March 2015)

Anglian Water’s CEO believes that not all highly leveraged water companies were born equal, and that a flexible approach to investment goes a long way.

The sting in AMP6’s tail Vol 16, Issue 2 (February 2015)

News of dividend cuts by some of the regulated UK water companies barely dented share prices this month. Have investors’ celebrations been too hasty?

Not yet news Vol 15, Issue 12 (December 2014)

  • Veolia Global Solutions boss Jean-Michel Herrewyn is standing down as CEO...
  • Suez Environnement’s move to a single “brand architecture” encompassing both water and waste globally will be announced in...

Rateable value Vol 15, Issue 12 (December 2014)

  •   Saudi Arabia’s National Water Company is looking to roll out its long-delayed joint ventures with the private sector...
  • Meanwhile, the Abu Dhabi regulator has pinned down how much it costs to produce and supply water to homes in the emirate, as part of a wide-ranging tariff reform that will see some users pay...
  • FEWA, the power and water utility for the Northern Emirates of the UAE, has also joined the regional rush to raise water prices...
  • UK regulator Ofwat, meanwhile, set its final price limits for the 2015-2020 period on 12 December, confirming that average bills for water and wastewater customers in England and Wales will fall by around...

Revisiting the UK’s North-South Canal project Vol 15, Issue 12 (December 2014)

Revisiting the UK’s North-South Canal project.

Chart of the month - How the private water market has changed since 2003 Vol 15, Issue 12 (December 2014)

This month’s chart comes from GWI’s new database of public-private partnerships, published alongside our Private Sector Participation in Water market report.

Social tariffs dominate UK half-time results Vol 15, Issue 12 (December 2014)

The increasing prevalence of affordable tariff structures among UK water companies is a double-edged sword. How will it affect margins in the sector?

Europe Water In Brief Vol 15, Issue 12 (December 2014)

The Catalan government has failed to reach agreement with Agbar-controlled water operator Aigües de Barcelona on an €800 million securitisation of revenue from water tax in metropolitan Barcelona to relieve pressure on regional finances.