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Framework Directive looms large Vol 6, Issue 11 (November 2005)

The cost of implementing the Directive by 2015 will be astronomical. How much of the burden will fall on water companies?

High valuations dampen merger hopes Vol 6, Issue 10 (October 2005)

UK correspondent Andrew Cavenagh looks at how the long expected M&A boom has failed to materialise.

UU and Northumbrian go index linked Vol 6, Issue 10 (October 2005)

The bond market is lapping up the water sector’s offerings.

Concateno sizes up Southern Water Vol 6, Issue 9 (September 2005)

With a bid for Sutton and East Surrey now looking doubtful, the AIM-listed bid vehicle has its sights on bigger fish.

Insight - David Lloyd Owen Vol 6, Issue 9 (September 2005)

Getting sniffy about the River Po.

New wave of bond issues on the way Vol 6, Issue 9 (September 2005)

The water and sewerage companies are looking raise £16.9 million. It will keep the banks and lawyers busy.

Insight - David Lloyd Owen Vol 6, Issue 8 (August 2005)

Local outcomes bring the water home.

M&A hopes rise as Ofwat restructures Vol 6, Issue 8 (August 2005)

The departure of Bill Emery and a move to a commission structure may open the way for UK water sector mergers.

DROUGHTS AND DESAL Vol 6, Issue 7 (July 2005)

After a very dry winter and the beginning of a hot summer, drought is starting to bite across Europe, with water use restrictions being introduced across Italy, Spain, France and the UK.

Insight - David Lloyd Owen Vol 6, Issue 7 (July 2005)

Summertime blues.