Directive will hit debt firms' ability to service borrowings

Ockenden, Karma
November 2002
Utility Week;11/22/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 21, p7
Trade Publication
Reports on the Water Framework Directive of the government of Great Britain. Effect of the implementation of the directive on water companies with high borrowings in Great Britain; Comments against the directive.


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