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Water: Week in Review

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Multiple asset sales (by Oman Investment Corporation, American Water Works Company, Vision Energy, and Santander) occurred around the world this week.  For details on these transactions, and other stories in water, continue reading below.

M&A/ Partnerships

Projects

  • ProSep Inc won a C$13 million contract to design and supply a
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Water: Week in Review

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A lot of projects have been announced, but contracts and approvals are still being waited on.  Read below for information about the Carlsbad seawater desalination project in California, USA; a 68,000 m³/d desalination plant in Ras Al Kaimah, UAE; and five ultrafiltration water treatment plants that were scheduled to be started in Jakarta, Indonesia, by the end of 2011.  Other water-related stories can also be found below.

M&A/ Partnerships

Water: Week in Review

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We’ve seen a lot of activity in the Water space this week – especially in Asia, where new partnerships and investments have dominated the news.  Particularly, Aquatech International made a majority strategic investment in India’s WEX Technologies, ITT Corporation and Singapore’s Public Utilities Board announced plans to establish a joint R&D program, and Northumbrian Water received a takeover proposal from Hong Kong-based Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings (CKI).  For more on these stories and other water-related news around the world, see our highlights below:

M&A/ Partnerships

  • Desalitech Ltd will work with mineral and water drilling and treatment company Layne Christensen to design and build an innovative desalination system – a 43,000 gpd (167,000 L/d) brackish-water reverse-osmosis (BWRO) unit featuring Closed Circuit Desalination technology.  The new unit will

Water: Week in Review

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M&A/ Partnerships

  • TEE International acquires GETCO, one of the largest wastewater treatment companies in Thailand, for about $7.8 million (S$9.7 million).  TEE International said that the acquisition is a strategic move that allows the group to gain cutting edge expertise and extend its footprint into the waste water treatment business in Thailand and the South East Asian region via the engineering segment.
    http://singaporebusiness.asia/tee-international-acquires-thai-based-getco/

Projects

  • Israel’s Amiad will provide its proprietary SpinKlin Disc Filters for the Aquapolo tertiary wastewater treatment project

Water: Week in Review

Mia Javier

Our research team regularly tracks key water sector news.  Below is this week’s highlights. Do you think we missed anything? Let us know!

Deals:

  • Talquin Electric Cooperative Implements Sensus AMI and Smart Metering Technologies for Electric and Water Service Talquin Electric Cooperative, Florida’s 5th largest distribution electrical cooperative, is implementing Sensus technologies for its advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart metering program that will serve all 54,000 residential, commercial and industrial members in its 2,600 square mile territory.
 http://www.waterefficiency.net/the-latest/florida-coop-sensus.aspx
  • GE Supplying Water Recycling Technology to First US Power Plant to Be Built With Stricter Federal, State Emissions Limits GE today announced its zero liquid discharge (ZLD) wastewater recycling technology will be installed at the Russell City Energy Center (RCEC), a new 600-megawatt (MW) natural gas and steam combined-cycle power plant being built in Alameda County, Calif. “GE’s ZLD system is an example of how technology can play a vital role in helping utilities and governments reduce the impacts of energy production on the world’s vital fresh water supplies,” said Heiner Markhoff, president and CEO—water and process technologies for GE Power & Water. http://www.waterefficiency.net/the-latest/ge-recycling-emissions.aspx

  • GE Technology Purifies Water at One of World’s Largest Coal Power Plants. South Africa’s leading power provider,

Water: Week in Review

Mia Javier

Our research team regularly tracks key water sector news.  Below is this week’s highlights. Do you think we missed anything? Let us know!

Deals & Market News

  • H2O Innovation secures water treatment contracts in North Africa, Russia and North America. Under new contracts worth C$7.8 million, H2O Innovation is to supply custom-built water treatment systems and equipment to power generation and industrial end-users in Northern Africa, Russia and North