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Brazil’s new roadmap for wastewater capex Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

A new study published this month provides a unique level of granularity on Brazil’s wastewater investment needs. A holistic approach involving reuse from the outset will depend on a policy change at the federal level.

Spending smarter, not harder Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

As the argument over who should fund water infrastructure rolls on, utilities are finding alternative ways to save, says Debra Coy.

Americas water in brief Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

The US Bureau of Land Management has issued a letter to Cadiz Inc. stating that the company needs no further authorisation to build its proposed water conveyance pipeline along an existing railroad right-of-way.

Argentina solicits interest in $9.5bn water PPP roll-out Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

With the fall-out from previous water concessions still fresh in the industry’s mind, getting private water companies focused on a new batch of water PPPs could prove challenging.

Green light given for Tesla and Switch to reuse treated municipal wastewater in Nevada Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

A deal agreed this month between the cities of Reno and Sparks and the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in Nevada is the latest example of an industrial-municipal win-win. What are the dynamics of the project?

U.S. Water bolts on Tonka to drive supply chain efficiencies and municipal growth Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

The addition of the Minnesota-based full-service design and build specialist will bolster U.S. Water’s industrial flowsheet. Leveraging its specialty chemicals expertise in the municipal market will be more of a challenge.

New TCP regulation drives water treatment opportunities in California Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

California recently became the second state in the US to adopt an enforceable drinking water regulation for 1,2,3-Trichloropropane. A recent spate of treatment contracts could be the tip of the iceberg.

It shouldn’t take a hurricane Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

The recent extreme weather in the US should spur a rethink on planning, not just a short-term investment deluge, says Debra Coy.

Jacobs targets global water growth with CH2M acquisition Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

With a full suite of capabilities, Jacobs Engineering intends to leverage CH2M’s water expertise across its global client base. How much of the old CH2M will remain intact?

Who is next for consolidation? Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

The logic of engineering firm mergers is becoming inexorable as US infrastructure spending flatlines. Christopher Gasson wonders who will be next to make a move.