1907 articles in Europe

Aqualia gears up for growth as FCC returns to strength Vol 19, Issue 6 (June 2018)

The Spanish construction group’s water arm has been its saviour. Newly recapitalised, Aqualia is eyeing growth on a number of fronts, general manager Félix Parra tells GWI.

ODI penalties hit home for UK water groups Vol 19, Issue 6 (June 2018)

Higher financing costs and performance penalties have taken the edge off the UK results season so far. Who came off worst?

Moody’s warns over regulatory divergence Vol 19, Issue 6 (June 2018)

Ofwat’s suggestion that UK water companies share financial outperformance with customers could weaken the sector’s credit quality.

UK water sector severs its ties with the Cayman Islands Vol 19, Issue 6 (June 2018)

The removal of Cayman Islands financing vehicles from UK water company structures looks like a colossal waste of billpayers’ cash.

Charting the future of desalination under Spain’s new government Vol 19, Issue 6 (June 2018)

A new minority Spanish government with a solid track record in desalination has just been sworn in. How will this translate into desalination opportunities?

ATLL concession finally terminated Vol 19, Issue 6 (June 2018)

The formal termination of the ATLL bulk water concession this month heralds the end of Acciona’s involvement. The company may yet seek compensation.

European Commission to overhaul reuse regulations Vol 19, Issue 6 (June 2018)

The EC believes it will take a capital outlay of just €700 million to stimulate a six-fold increase in the volume of urban wastewater reused for agricultural irrigation in the EU. Who will pick up the bill for compliance with its newly proposed regulation?

Veolia’s alternative route into Russian water Vol 19, Issue 6 (June 2018)

A collaboration with a sovereign wealth fund has given the French company a fresh entry point into the Russian water market.

Flushing out the other 82% Vol 19, Issue 6 (June 2018)

David Lloyd Owen looks at ways to incentivise developing economies to move beyond flood irrigation.

Europe in brief Vol 19, Issue 6 (June 2018)

Johnson Matthey revealed this month that it has taken an £11 million goodwill impairment hit relating to its water technologies business, in order to reflect lower growth assumptions.