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Macquarie has signaled its determination to plough capital into the water sector's whipping boy Southern Water as it continues its struggle to "become brilliant at the basics". Industry analyst Nigel Hawkins examines the bid and its background.
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South Staffs has secured government funding of £10 million under the Green Recovery Challenge that enabled it to upgrade its largest water treatment plant to a ceramic filtration system that will save around 1,000 tonnes carbon annually. The company plans to invest around £55 million upgrading two treatment works during AMP7.
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Macquarie has signaled its determination to plough capital into the water sector's whipping boy Southern Water as it continues its struggle to "become brilliant at the basics". Industry analyst Nigel Hawkins examines the bid and its background.
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NI Water has urged government to back its business plans that include opportunities for other stakeholders to utilise its infrastructure and resources to achieve shared climate change mitigation goals.
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Vodafone's head of innovation Danny Kelly tells Utility Week about its new software platform that he says will allow water companies to combine data from both new hardware and legacy assets to create smarter networks.
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Big data provides a big opportunity to regain customer trust. Take it, say Ben Taylor and Richard Postance
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Customers contacting their water firm over the past 12 months received an improved service from their supplier, according to data published by Ofwat today.
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Both Utility Week's Senior Executive Panel and customers have exhibited a willingness to pay for service improvements in PR14. Will they get them? Or will firms opt for flat bills to appease Ofwat?
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What do people want from their water company? It depends who they are, say Duncan Barnes and Matthew Saunders
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It's against the trend, but there's a lot to be said for keeping CCWater a sector-specific consumer body. Dame Yve Buckland talks to Karma Ockenden
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