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Aegea hits the big time with Manaus deal Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

With elections looming in Brazil, greenfield expansion opportunities in water service provision are few and far between. Aegea Saneamento’s latest bid to join the big league will see it acquire a former Suez concession with a colourful history.

Making water the hot trend Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

It’s time for water leaders to shift to the demand side of the business equation, argues Debra Coy.

Americas in brief Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

The snowpack in California stood at just 40% of normal as GWI went to press, little more than two weeks out from the key 1st April season’s end.

Trump’s plan hatches reforms to boost private water Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

The blueprint released this month includes a host of canny policy shifts which could meaningfully improve the landscape for the private sector.

Veolia North America finds new strategies for growth after PPS fails to make headway Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

The French company is no longer pursuing its Peer Performance Solutions business model, despite its early success with New York City. Instead, CEO Bill DiCroce is bolstering its regional outsourcing sales force, and accelerating its expansion on the industrial side

Making peace with Pittsburgh Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

At first, the city looked like an opportunity. It turned into a public relations nightmare.

Progress, but with the odd hiccough Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

The biggest player in the North American contract operations market is getting back to its winning ways, but not every customer is overwhelmed by Veolia’s proposition.

Long-planned Canadian biosolids project reaches financial close Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

The unusual situation of not having feedstock samples to help determine the technology configuration for a new biosolids processing plant required some innovative thinking from the developer team.

California digests new cap-and-trade water conservation concept Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

Researchers at Stanford University have proposed a regional credit trading scheme which could significantly cut water conservation costs in California. As a low snowpack threatens and groundwater sustainability efforts ramp up, could the concept gain traction?

Investor pressure mounts on livestock water pollution as Tyson Foods refuses to engage Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

Although Tyson Foods has again ducked shareholder efforts to force the introduction of a company-wide water stewardship policy, mainstream investors are increasingly aware of the financial risks posed by water pollution from intensive livestock operations.