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Yorkshire Water’s parent company is pleased not to have lost its shirt. Macquarie is looking for a long-term hold.
* UK water provider, Severn Trent will refund the £7 million overcharged to customers.
RWE expects a flat year for Thames and American Water: the real challenge will be dealing with the regulators as the companies are prepared for sale.
GWI marketing manager Alison Ireland is getting excited about the 2006 Global Water Awards.
Through the looking Glas: Cryptosporidium, critiques and context.
A new survey of private water operations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia suggests that the worst may be over for private operators in the region – as long as they learn from past mistakes.
* Germany leads Europe on reducing unaccounted-for water. Distribution losses are just 7.3% of total water supplied, according to the gas and water federation, BGW.
Thames Water is undeniably attractive to private equity funds: the only problem is that it is too big to be taken single handedly. UBS is working on a solution.
The US Filter veteran promises no more acquisition sprees as he takes command of fusible pipe specialist Underground Solutions.
* 2005 was a great year for water stocks, with the big European water stocks leading the way (see Market Review on pp8-12).