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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.
US municipalities faced with ageing infrastructure and regulatory compliance are increasingly looking at options to consolidate their wastewater treatment assets.
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.
SJW Group completed the sale of Texas Water Alliance Limited to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority on 16 November for $31 million.
The US water sector needs to start taking decentralisation more seriously, argues Debra Coy.
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?
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.
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.
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.