Catalunya water escapes contagion

Despite the rhetoric from Madrid around the economic value destruction caused by the independence campaign, the water sector is functioning as normal – for now.

The water sector seems little affected by the Spanish government’s rhetoric around the negative impact that the campaign for independence is having on the Catalan economy, as it seeks to boost the unionist vote ahead of December’s elections.

Spanish economy minister Luís de Guindos last month blamed the decision by numerous Catalunya-based companies – including Suez...

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