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INVESTOR-OWNED Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

  • The saga of the SJW-Connecticut Water merger continues. Just as SJW came in with a $70-a-share offer...
  • Suez is raising $601 million by selling a 20% stake in...
  • Also investing for a minority share this month is Canadian infrastructure investor AIMCo, which has agreed to take a 31% stake in...

READY FOR THE BILLION-DOLLAR MIDSTREAM Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

Frac’ water management equipment lined up at the Horseshoe Arena in Midland, Texas this month as GWI staged the Produced Water Society’s second annual Permian Basin event. It attracted more than twice last year’s attendance...

Equipment firms enjoy solid results Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

Strong demand in both municipal and industrial end markets has created the “perfect storm” for listed water equipment companies in North America.

USDA eyes role for the private sector despite historic $5.2 billion water allocation Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

The bump in allocations to the US Department of Agriculture’s flagship water and waste funding programme this year is a significant win for rural America, but it does not lessen the need for alternative strategies such as utility consolidation and P3s.

WSP announces $400m Louis Berger buy Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

The latest big-ticket engineering merger will expand WSP’s water exposure and programme management capabilities in the US.

Stormwater funding task force gains traction Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

With US cities staring down costly sewer overflow consent decrees and less predictable weather patterns, will a task force dedicated to improving the availability of public and private funding move the needle for stormwater infrastructure?

A hint of Dutch courage Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

PGGM’s stake in Suez marks the start of a new era, says Ian Elkins.

Leading water’s fightback against climate change in Southern California Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

While the state-wide drought in California eased last year, the picture in the south is as tough as ever. With wildfires raging and utilities under pressure, Metropolitan Water District boss Jeff Kightlinger tells GWI’s Samantha Yates how the region plans to build its way out of drought.

UNWANTED Vol 19, Issue 7 (July 2018)

  • American water demand is falling towards a 50-year low, according to the latest data from the US Geological Survey. Overall water withdrawals from the environment fell by...
  • It doesn’t mean that there is no water scarcity crisis in America. California, Texas and Florida are still using far more than...

CONTRACT OPS LITE Vol 19, Issue 7 (July 2018)

  • American Water has sold the bulk of its municipal and industrial contract operations business to the market leader, Veolia, for $...
  • Suez, the number two in the market, is less bothered about the lack of organic growth in its core contract operations business. It has been growing its...
  • Spain’s outsourced operations market looks set to have its margins squeezed as new legislation promotes...