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£150 million leaks fiasco hits Thames sale Vol 7, Issue 7 (July 2006)

With relations between the water company and its regulator at an all-time low, potential buyers are worried about the outlook for Thames.

Energy prices start to take their toll on costs Vol 7, Issue 6 (June 2006)

Rising energy bills are starting to eat into the UK water sector’s profits.

Famine brings feast Vol 7, Issue 6 (June 2006)

Christopher Gasson sees opportunities in the south-east's water scarcity.

FINE WEATHER Vol 7, Issue 6 (June 2006)

* There has been a flurry of interest in the UK water market. The publicly quoted water companies came in with a strong set of full-year results (see story p8).

Insight - David Lloyd Owen Vol 7, Issue 6 (June 2006)

Government needs to use its joined-up thinking on its water policy.

Is water a defence against falling markets? Vol 7, Issue 6 (June 2006)

Bears and bulls both need water, which makes for a good stock in hard times, but how did the water sector perform in last month’s market downturn? It depends on what you are buying.

Modelling the future Vol 7, Issue 6 (June 2006)

Software to model water systems and manage assets is not only saving money and time; it is making water utilities safer. Gordon Cope investigates one of the fastest growing sectors of the water industry.

Pictet backs UK equities – with a hedge Vol 7, Issue 6 (June 2006)

The leading specialist water fund has an interesting strategy for the UK.

Pure play is the way in water Vol 7, Issue 6 (June 2006)

Are the English water companies getting too focused?

UK water companies’ cash appeal Vol 7, Issue 6 (June 2006)

Despite a £30 billion investment bill, the quoted UK water companies think that their shareholders need money more than they do. Andrew Cavenagh reports on this year’s results season.