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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.
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.
Ofwat can only block mergers if it regulates reasonably. How long can its opposition to them be considered reasonable?
Ofwat’s draft determinations have been met with relief rather than jubilation. GWI’s UK correspondent Andrew Cavenagh talks to the analysts.
A convenient sewage flood has boosted Thames’ case for investment.
Consultant and GWI columnist David Lloyd Owen gives his thoughts on the draft determinations.
Champagne corks must be popping at the office of the UK water regulator, Philip Fletcher, in Birmingham, after he presented his draft determinations for the 2005-2015 review period.
Plans to use the UK’s network of canals to introduce competition in the supply of water and sewerage services to large industrial customers have hit delays of up to six months.
The sale, to a financial investor, leaves International Water with just one remaining project – in Ecuador.
Yorkshire Water and Earth Tech have already teamed up. Other UK water companies are likely to feature in the bidding.