1434 articles in Americas

Brazil’s water reform carries mixed messages Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

An attempt to fast-track legislative changes in the Brazilian water market has positives and negatives for the private sector. There is still room for manoeuvre before the proposals become law.

American water in brief Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

SJW Group completed the sale of Texas Water Alliance Limited to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority on 16 November for $31 million.

Small can be beautiful Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

The US water sector needs to start taking decentralisation more seriously, argues Debra Coy.

AEA readies revamped Evoqua for $500m New York IPO Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

After four years of ownership, AEA Investors is poised to hand over a profitable water pureplay. Has bulking up on EBITDA created strategic long-term value?

Design-build sheds its ‘alternative’ status as client uptake advances to the next level Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

A steady rise in the proportion of US water projects procured using design-build delivery has gone hand in hand with a trend towards increased collaboration between client and contractor. Who are the real winners in this evolving market segment?

Getting collaborative about P3 delivery in water Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

Introducing a progressive element into the delivery of P3 projects in the water sector could stimulate more deal flow by offering clients a greater say in a project’s outcome. The concept is not popular with everyone.

Discussion around US water P3s reaches a new level of maturity Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

More and more public authorities are embracing the possibility of delivering water infrastructure using private capital and expertise. Despite the diversity of projects in the pipeline, the market is realistic about how this will translate into deal flow.

Santa Clara’s P3 decision is just the beginning Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

The decision to pursue a P3 delivery method for a major reuse project in California puts an end to 18 months of market uncertainty. The client still needs to resolve a host of other issues before it can move forward with the project.

US military outsourcing turns a corner as the pace of procurement quickens Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

The award this month of two military water privatisation contracts in the US prefigures a strong pipeline of additional opportunities. As public and private sector players compete for a slice of this lucrative market, how will operators look to differentiate themselves?

New collaborative water infrastructure deal agreed on the US-Mexico border Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

As the US and Mexico face off on thornier political issues, the two countries have struck a deal to extend the water-sharing provisions of the 1944 Colorado River Treaty. Ongoing collaboration will see the US invest in water infrastructure south of the border.