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The top five private water operators in North America are increasingly battling over a pool of existing contracts. Differentiation will be the key to future success.
The former Ashland water treatment business has restored profitability and boosted its automation and control offering since being bought out by private equity in 2014. Artificial intelligence and predictive analytics are next on the agenda.
A clutch of wastewater and biosolids projects reached financial close this month, restoring faith in the concept of the PPP procurement model for water infrastructure in Canada. What are the dynamics at play?
An aggressive operating budget and the monetisation of dry solids were not the only factors behind the winning bid.
The complexities of a new secondary wastewater treatment plant in Metro Vancouver required private sector intervention at every level of the planning process. The municipality will only have a year to get up to speed before taking over operational responsibility.
Revised population growth numbers have convinced the concessionaire to increase its desalination spend. Wastewater is a poor second.
Stantec has sold its highly profitable stand-alone software business Innovyze less than a year after acquiring the firm through its purchase of MWH Global. Is shedding its in-house smart water platform a smart move?
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.
The deal will see the Canadian engineering firm return to the US municipal water sector after the dissolution of the Hatch Mott MacDonald joint venture stripped it of its muni interests south of the border.
Wes Strickland examines a new legal decision that could place more pressure on groundwater resources in the western US.