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Stantec looks to make the most of being big Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

The Canadian company’s merger with MWH Global created a giant. EVP for water Marshall Davert explains how the company aims to combine the former’s local relationships with the latter’s big project expertise to grow the top and bottom line. It seems to be working.

Water sector stunned as House tax bill sounds the death knell for PABs Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

A draft tax reform proposal would eliminate the tax-exempt status of private activity bonds in the US. How much of a setback would this be for private water projects?

Generating capital where it’s needed most Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

A $200 million equity injection into a unique funding vehicle has the potential to bring small-scale distributed infrastructure finance to a much wider audience. Generate Capital CEO Scott Jacobs explains his infrastructure-as-a-service model to GWI.

Alternative approaches to US water utility consolidation hold promise Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

The consolidation of small water systems in the US could address funding constraints and operational deficiencies, while creating new opportunities for the private sector. Appetite may be increasing, but tangible examples remain elusive.

Wastewater consolidation picks up Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

US municipalities faced with ageing infrastructure and regulatory compliance are increasingly looking at options to consolidate their wastewater treatment assets.

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?