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The Italian Water Industry

Cases of Excellence

Editors: Gilardoni, Andrea (Ed.)

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  • Describes the Italian water sector from governance to sustainability
  • Includes contributions by leading Italian water professionals, from engineers to utility managers
  • Presents various cases of cutting-edge solutions for water and wastewater management
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This book describes the water sector as it is structured in Italy, presenting innovative engineering, financial and managerial solutions implemented by the Italian water sector, through the experiences of its major stakeholders. The main themes addressed include water regulation, financing infrastructures, economic performance of the leading companies, abstraction, potabilization, distribution, treatment and purification technologies, energy production, and organizational restructuring. The last part of the work presents company profiles with important financial indicators, as well as future strategic postures. Written by leading Italian experts, the book reflects the remarkable advances that have been made in the field of water governance and environmental management. The book is especially valuable for researchers, water professionals, utility managers, as well as policy makers and foreign investors looking for opportunities.

This work has been prepared as part of the research activities of the Observatory on Sustainable Water Industry, one of Agici’s Research and Advisory units.

About the authors

Andrea Gilardoni is a tenured professor of General Management at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. His research focuses on environmental management, water governance, public utilities, energy policy and cost-benefit analysis. He also founded the quarterly journal Management delle Utilities e delle Infrastrutture, and is president of Agici Finanza d’Impresa, a company devoted to utility, infrastructure and energy, and offering research and advisory services.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)
  • The Pursuit of Excellence in the Water Industry

    Pages 3-20

    Gilardoni, Andrea

  • Water Regulation: An Innovative Approach

    Pages 21-38

    Bardelli, Lorenzo

  • Financing Infrastructures in the Water Industry

    Pages 39-57

    Camerano, Simona

  • Economic and Financial Performance of the Leading Companies

    Pages 59-71

    Cattozzi, Massimiliano (et al.)

  • The Construction of the Boron and the Arsenic Removal Plants in Franciana

    Pages 75-87

    Trebino, Ennio Marcello

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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-71336-6
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Hardcover $139.00
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Softcover $139.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Italian Water Industry
Book Subtitle
Cases of Excellence
Editors
  • Andrea Gilardoni
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-71336-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-71336-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-71335-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-89064-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 358
Number of Illustrations
139 b/w illustrations, 100 illustrations in colour
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