1907 articles in Europe

Catalunya water escapes contagion Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

Despite the rhetoric from Madrid around the economic value destruction caused by the independence campaign, the water sector is functioning as normal – for now.

Italy aims to raise its game on water reuse Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

A new framework could pave the way for greater volumes of wastewater reuse in Italy. Broadening its appeal will depend on less stringent pathogen limits.

Canadians bet on UK water for their pensions Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

Recent changes in Thames Water’s ownership have seen Canadian pension fund OMERS accumulate more than 25% of the company.

Ofwat and private perception Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

The work of the English regulator and private water companies has not paid off in the public imagination, argues David Lloyd Owen.

Europe water in brief Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

Veolia has sold CeraMem, its advanced membrane business for the oil and gas market, to CTI-Orelis.

Spain entertains desalination capacity boost for farmers Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

The Spanish agricultural lobby has reluctantly embraced desalination after the Tagus- Segura pipeline dried up earlier this year. Do the long-term economics stack up?

Suez looks for accelerated industrial growth after softer first half Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

Having catapulted itself into the premier league of global industrial water suppliers through the acquisition of GE Water, Suez is now faced with the challenge of growing the top line of the combined business at a rate of 5% a year. What is its strategy?

Evac set to cruise to market-beating growth under new ownership Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

The Finnish water and waste company wants to double its revenue base under new owner Bridgepoint. It still lacks exposure to one of the most hyped growth areas in the market.

Yorkshire Water mulling debut ‘social bond’ Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

As monopolies, water utilities have never had to worry too much about the wider benefits their interventions have on society at large. The sector’s first ‘social bond’ is set to challenge that notion.

United Utilities pushes the envelope on CPI Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

A new 40-year bond linked to the consumer price index is believed to be the longest ever issued in this format by a UK water utility. With demand sporadic at best, what will it take to bring CPI-linked debt into the mainstream?