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What does Trump’s $1 trillion plan have in store for water? Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

The Trump administration has shared precious few details on how its $1 trillion infrastructure plan will mobilise non-federal funds. Water sector observers remain skeptical...

Florida government authority preps $130m O&M reprocurement Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

A recent realignment of expiry dates means that a trio of water operating contracts are likely to be bid out at the same time next year. The process is likely to attract a lot of attention.

Smart sewers promise $500m capex savings for Indiana city Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

South Bend has installed one of the world’s largest smart sewer systems, and is now poised to significantly reduce the price tag associated with a federally mandated consent decree. Will smart spending become the new normal in the US water sector?

Suez integrates Optimatics into its network of digital solutions Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

A new partnership with a fast-growing software start-up will enhance Suez’s suite of digital water capabilities for municipal water networks. Adapting the optimisation engine to address the industrial market will prove more of a challenge.

Eversource enters the US regulated water market with $1.7bn Aquarion purchase Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

The power utility has diversified its holdings by pulling off the biggest regulated water acquisition in the US for a decade. Is it the precursor to a national roll-up strategy?

Where next for Macquarie in water? Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

The group has exited two major water investments in the last month. Is it all over?

Cadiz water supply project gains momentum with federal support Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

With a private finance commitment in place and a regulatory roadblock reversed, the ambitious water supply project in southern California could break ground later this year. Is the new-found optimism justified?

Americas water in brief Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

Private equity giant Clayton, Dubilier & Rice has agreed to buy HD Supply’s water products distribution business for $2.5 billion, equivalent to around 10 times projected 2017 EBITDA. CD&R previously owned the business before floating it on the stock exchange in 2013.

The Texas water rush Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

Despite the energy price turmoil, frac'ing is here to stay – and so are the opportunities for water treatment, says Amanda Brock.

Pentair recasts itself as a pure-play water company Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Spinning off its electrical business will transform Pentair into a pure-play water company. Can it convince shareholders that it has a cohesive go-to-market strategy?