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Thames' ownership vision Vol 5, Issue 10 (October 2004)

In an exclusive interview, Thames Water's chief executive Bill Alexander explains how asset ownership defines RWE's strategy in the water sector.

The survivor in a squeeze Vol 5, Issue 10 (October 2004)

Thames’ chief executive Bill Alexander has been in the job a long time. The latest reorganisation puts him under pressure.

Tozzi looks to fill Augean stable Vol 5, Issue 10 (October 2004)

With a wave of merger opportunities expected in the wake of Ofwat’s price review, former Mid Kent Water chairman Keith Tozzi hopes to clean up.

Environment Agency raises WFD fears Vol 5, Issue 9 (September 2004)

80% of Britain’s waste discharges might not comply with the Water Framework Directive. It is going to cost a lot of money to put things right.

Ofwat ruling sparks appeals Vol 5, Issue 9 (September 2004)

Last month’s draft determinations have upset Thames and AWG. Will they complain to the Competition Commission if they don’t get their way in December?

UK equipment and engineering market looks up Vol 5, Issue 9 (September 2004)

A new study suggests Ofwat’s price determinations will be kind to industry suppliers.

A ray of hope for UK mergers Vol 5, Issue 8 (August 2004)

Ofwat may soon lose the ability to block water industry mergers, according to the experts brought together for a seminar last month by Denton Wilde Sapte.

BAFFLING RUMOURS Vol 5, Issue 8 (August 2004)

RWE chief executive Harry Roels had to spend some time at his company’s half-year results presentation dismissing rumours about the imminent sale of Thames Water.

EU adds pressure Vol 5, Issue 8 (August 2004)

Ofwat can only block mergers if it regulates reasonably. How long can its opposition to them be considered reasonable?

S&P’s gives thumbs up to review Vol 5, Issue 8 (August 2004)

Ofwat’s draft determinations have been met with relief rather than jubilation. GWI’s UK correspondent Andrew Cavenagh talks to the analysts.