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Two legal challenges to Thames Tideway Tunnel

The UK’s £4.2 billion ($6.8bn) Thames Tideway Tunnel sewer project is facing two legal challenges, one of which seeks to prevent its construction altogether, it emerged this week

ADB approves Rajasthan water loan

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $500 million package of policy and project loans to improve the water sector in the Indian state of Rajasthan

MWSS receives five responses on Bulacan bulk water supply

The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has received five responses to its request for qualifications (RFQ) for the Ps24.4 billion ($545 million) Bulacan Bulk Water Supply PPP

CAF, IFC ink Colombia FND equity

The Latin American Development Bank (CAF) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have made equity investments in Colombia's financial development institution, FDN, for a combined Ps170 trillion ($83m)

Philippines to tender dam PPP

The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System has invited interested bidders to submit applications for prequalification for the Ps18.7 billion New Centennial-Kaliwa dam project

Copasa publishes Minas Gerais waste tender

Minas Gerais sanitation company (Copasa) has published tender documents for the 26-year concession to expand and operate the sanitary waste system in the municipality of Divinópolis, Belo Horizonte

Commercial close for Monterrey VI aqueduct

A consortium led by Empresas ICA has reached commercial close with the Nuevo Leon state water and sanitation services company for the Monterrey VI aqueduct PPP in Mexico

World Bank agrees loan for Lebanon’s Bisri dam

The World Bank has agreed a loan of $474 million to the government of Lebanon for the Water Supply Augmentation Project, which will see the construction of a new dam on the Al Awali River to increase the water supply in Beirut

Bidders emerge for Canada's Saint John water treatment PPP

The City of Saint John in the Canadian province of New Brunswick has received responses from six teams for its new water treatment and storage reservoirs PPP project, IJGlobal has learnt

Preferred bidder for Changi NEWater PPP

Singapore’s PUB has appointed a consortium comprising Beijing Enterprises Water Group and United Engineers as preferred bidder for the second Changi NEWater PPP project

Planning approval for Thames Tideway Tunnel

The UK Secretaries of State have decided to grant development consent for the construction and operation of the Thames Tideway Tunnel, which will divert sewage from the River Thames

EIB considers £1bn for Thames Tideway Tunnel

European Investment Bank appraising £1 billion financing for Thames Tideway Tunnel; planning application outcome due tomorrow (12 September)

Bids in for Oman’s Qurayyat IWP

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) received bids for the Qurayyat independent water project yesterday morning (8 September 2014)

Pyecsa, ICA consortium in frame for Monterrey VI aqueduct

A consortium comprising Productos y Estructuras de Concreto (Pyecsa) and Controladora de Operaciones de Infraestructura (an ICA company) in the frame for the 30-year concession to develop the Monterrey VI Aqueduct PPP, according to reports

Thames Tideway Tunnel bidders shortlisted

Thames Water informed shortlisted bidders that they will proceed to the next round of bidding at the end of last week for the new £4.2 billion ($7 billion) London super-sewer