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U.K. Water Offsetting Infrastructure Spending Slump, Report Says

July 27, 2012

The U.K. water and waste treatment industry is bucking a slump in infrastructure upgrades in other construction areas by spending hundreds of millions of pounds on maintenance and improvements, according to a new report.

The WaterBriefing report on the 2010-2015 asset management plan said British water and sewage companies are busy trying to meet the demands of a growing population and climate change as well as stiffer European Union environmental standards.

To contact the reporter on this story: Randall Hackley in Zurich at rhackley@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Randall Hackley at rhackley@bloomberg.net


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