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Thames Water seeks international backers for London super-sewer

25/03/2014
Thames Water has started the hunt for international investors to fund the construction of its £4bn Thames Tideway Tunnel. Britain’s biggest water firm will formally advertise for backers in May in a process led by the investment bank UBS. Rather than...

Drainage contractors' proposition to water firms

19/03/2014
The National Association of Drainage Contractors (NADC) has made a proposal to water and sewerage companies (WASCs) aimed at creating a mutually beneficial environment. Peter Stacey, chairman of the NADC, explains: "We understand that during the AMP 5...

Water UK takes fresh look at water re-use

10/03/2014
Water UK is bringing industry professionals together to take a fresh look at water re-use. It says water reuse technology has been used in sustainable housing developments for some years but has not been adopted more widely. Together with Defra, the...

Entrepreneur's deal with Thames Water could open up Scottish market

02/03/2014
Scottish businessman John Wyllie has signed a deal with Thames Water which could open the Scottish water market to serious competition for the first time since de-regulation. He will act as an intermediary between Thames Water Commercial Services -...