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Leumi launches US water business Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

The bank is looking to leverage its Israeli connections to kick-start its lending activities in the US water sector. It is not yet ready to take on project finance risk.

Select Energy aims to capitalise on oilfield water recovery with initial public offering Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

The decision to raise public capital could position Select Energy Services to ride the new wave of optimism sweeping the upstream oil & gas industry in the US. How will the market for oilfield water services shake out amid renewed activity?

US water sector misses the grade Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

Improving water and wastewater infrastructure which has been graded as “poor” and “at risk” will require much more than a federal stimulus plan.

Reuse and desal projects pick up pace in California, despite easing drought Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

Although recent winter storms have relieved immediate supply concerns in most parts of the state, water reuse and desalination remain critical to California’s long-term water security. A promising pool of projects are moving into final procurement this year.

Americas water in brief Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

RWL Water has completed its acquisition of Brazilian water and wastewater treatment company Acquavit.

Biosolids DBFOs start to gain traction in North America Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

There is an unprecedented level of interest in privately financed biosolids projects among municipalities in the US and Canada. Will this translate into opportunities on the ground?

Energy Recovery looks to defy cyclical desal earnings with Düchting pumps partnership Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

A packaged energy recovery solution announced this month will provide both firms with a new base of recurring revenues. The service agreement structure could provide a blueprint for other water equipment companies looking to market off-balance sheet alternatives.

Americas water in brief Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

A new passive exchange-traded fund launched on 14 February is the latest vehicle to offer exposure to the water industry.

US investor-owned water utilities enjoy a bumper 2016 on the stock exchange Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

The valuations of many listed US water utilities rose to unprecedented highs in the first half of 2016. How can they sustain the momentum in a rising interest rate environment?

Municipal spending drives strong US water equipment stock performance Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

A noted uptick in municipal spending and an easing of industrial headwinds paints a positive picture for US equipment stocks going into 2017. Uncertainty surrounding promised federal infrastructure funding may have a lag effect in the short term, however.