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Welsh Water wants to HelpU Vol 15, Issue 11 (November 2014)

A new social tariff structure announced by Welsh Water could put pressure on the English water companies. What are the implications for dividends?

Europe Water In Brief Vol 15, Issue 10 (October 2014)

UK water pipeline rehabilitation company Aqualiner is looking to raise £2.5 million of fresh equity at a pre-money valuation of £6 million to fund a global roll-out of its patented technology, which reduces pipe replacement costs by lining deteriorated pipe interiors with a glassreinforced thermoplastic coating.

More comfort for Tideway bidders Vol 15, Issue 10 (October 2014)

Ofwat has revealed additional provisions to protect the eventual developer of the Thames Tideway project. No wonder firms are lining up in droves.

Kemira searches for silver bullets Vol 15, Issue 9 (September 2014)

Following a protracted restructuring, the chemicals supplier is ready for a new phase of growth. Can it deliver on its goals this time around?

Evolution of a water consulting engineer Vol 15, Issue 9 (September 2014)

Competitive pressures and a narrow strategic focus have left Black & Veatch’s European water business looking vulnerable. MD Scott Aitken tells GWI how he plans to restore the division to its former glory.

Ofwat hits back on WACC as AMP6 looms Vol 15, Issue 9 (September 2014)

The UK water sector’s spending plans for 2015-2020 are still £1.5 billion more than the regulator is willing to allow. A further WACC haircut could add to the sector’s woes.

EIB steps in to sweeten Thames Tideway deal Vol 15, Issue 9 (September 2014)

A £1 billion funding commitment from the European Investment Bank would make the commercial debt portion of the giant Thames Tideway scheme more palatable. How will it affect the bank’s wider UK water lending activity?

Japanese give up on Hyder Vol 15, Issue 9 (September 2014)

Arcadis seems to have emerged victorious in its bid to acquire Hyder Consulting. The losing bidder has not given up its global ambitions.

The imperial engineers Vol 15, Issue 8 (August 2014)

Christopher Gasson looks at the logic behind the spate of mergers in the engineering sector and asks what it means for the water sector.

Wessex Water trials wastewater metering Vol 15, Issue 8 (August 2014)

A circular economy? Wessex Water trials wastewater metering.