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Veolia + Suez to Benefit Global Water Sector

In April 2021, Veolia announced an end to the disputed takeover of Suez. The two groups have been in a public battle since August 2020. Aside from merging the two largest water companies, globally, the collateral impacts will be felt for years.... »

Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2021

The first quarter of 2021 was marked by severe climate events directly affecting water supplies for residents and businesses, regional water quality regulatory rollouts, and new projects to improve water supply and... »

29 Dec 2020

Water M&A: Technology, Equipment, Services Trends, and Deal Flow, Q4 2020

COVID-19’s effects are still working their way through the markets and impacting deal flow, leaving significant uncertainty as to the severity and spread of impacts and recovery length.... »

Is U.S. Private Water Poised for Shakeup at the Top?

On 31 August 2020, Veolia made an unsolicited offer to acquire 29.9% of Engie’s shares of Suez. The offer came in at €15.50 per share—50% over the closing price of Suez... »

Global Desalination Ownership Rankings: Market and Company Trends, 2020

Climate shifts are putting additional stress on existing water supplies in select markets like Australia, the western U.S., and Latin America. At the same time, baseload demand for water in the Middle East rises with... »

20 Apr 2016

Brazil Water Firms Trudge Toward Consolidation

The ownership transfer of CAB Ambiental forms part of Brazil’s ongoing market restructuring in the wake of the Petrobras ‘Lava Jato’ corruption ... »

IWPs Feast on Oman’s Rising Water Demand

Peak water demand in Oman is expected to increase by as much as 55% from 2015 to 2021, driving over $1.2 billion investment in desalination... »

Oil Falls, Private Water Rises in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Water and Electricity has implemented a water tariff increase to residential customers. This effort to improve cost recovery for water supply is part of the country’s br... »

New Strategies Emerge in Oman Desal Tender

On 20 March 2015, Oman Power and Water Procurement Co (OPWP) released a list of 12 consortiums, including 22 companies, with statements of qualifications to bid on the Barka and Sohar independent wate... »

Mirfa Tops Up Suez IWPP Position

On 3 July 2014, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) finalized a 25-year water purchase agreement with GDF Suez for the Mirfa independent water and power producer project (IWPP). The agre... »

Independent Water & Power Providers 2014: Desalination Market Update

Independent Water & Power Providers 2014: Desalination Market Update highlights recent development and trends for this currently niche market. The Data Insight details the net ownership positions... »

Global Desalination Market Trends & Ownership Strategies, 2014-2018

Global desalination report available for online purchase and immediate download.... »



"What is unique is that the proposed spending reflects greater focus on #digitalwater than we’ve seen to date. In particular, #cybersecurity represents a central focus." @ErinBonneyCasey on the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act #DWWIA @Aquatech hubs.ly/H0MNxsY0

04 May 2021 • Future of Water
Veolia and Suez Come to Terms, Redefining “Big Water”

04 May 2021 • The Water Values
Corralling Water Data with Meena Sankaran

21 Apr 2021 Reese Tisdale on the Water Foresight Podcast

20 Apr 2021 Innovation and Funding in the Digital Water Sector