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US water sector assesses the challenges as Bureau of Reclamation mulls P3s Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Despite increasing awareness of the potential role for private finance in meeting infrastructure investment needs, the US water sector is notorious for its limited pipeline of tangible P3 opportunities. Will an RFI issued by USBR be another case of all talk and no action?

RWL Water and Emefcy combine in Fluence Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The combination of Emefcy’s technological prowess with RWL Water’s global reach looks good on paper. As a publicly listed company, the merged entity will be accountable to more than just a family office.

Contractors fight for dominance in DBOs as Panama infrastructure roll-out gathers pace Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The nation has become one of the most active procurers of water and wastewater treatment infrastructure in the last 18 months. How long before the momentum loses steam?

Peru sets out its new vision for private sector intervention in water and wastewater Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The Peruvian authorities have ripped up their previous plans for private sector participation in water and wastewater infrastructure. How will the new set of projects be received?

Brazil’s privatisation push faces new setback as consultancy timetable falters Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Fewer than half of the tenders for consultancy contracts aimed at defining Brazil’s water PPP roadmap were awarded as planned last month. The window for making tangible progress ahead of next year’s elections is closing fast.

Saneago to test the waters with IPO Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The investible universe of Brazilian water stocks could be about to get wider.

Americas water in brief Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Suez Ventures has made an equity investment in infrastructure planning software specialist Optimatics, thus enhancing its suite of value-added digital water solutions.

The tortoise and the hare Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Speedy industrial growth has been prioritised by water companies, but a muni spending revolution is underway, argues Debra Coy.

Operators diversify to offset sluggish contract ops growth Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

The top five private water operators in North America are increasingly battling over a pool of existing contracts. Differentiation will be the key to future success.

Solenis establishes new digital blueprint for industrial water growth Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

The former Ashland water treatment business has restored profitability and boosted its automation and control offering since being bought out by private equity in 2014. Artificial intelligence and predictive analytics are next on the agenda.