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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.

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?