China shakes up private water power list

The arrival of Chinese water firms as international players has rung the changes in GWI’s latest survey of the top 50 private water companies. Suez Environnement, meanwhile, edges Veolia out to take the top slot for the first time.

Suez Environnement has overtaken Veolia as the leading private water operator by number of people served, as a series of high-profile contract gains combined with an asset divestment programme undertaken by its rival gives a new look to GWI’s table of the top 50 private water companies.

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