are looking at the philosophy of investing in water. This
philosophy has economics that support it. $1,000 invested
utility stocks at the end of 1981 grew $39,980 at the end of
more than double the growth of S&P 500. The fundamentals
better. More people equal less water and higher prices.
Here are three ideas for investing in water.
Technologies, a leader in trench less water line replacement.
Their Insituform process is the most widely
less method for restoring structural integrity to and removing
infiltration from sewers. It has been proven in pipes with
range of shapes and in diameters of up to nine feet (2.75
m). In the
Insituform process, a resin-impregnated tube is installed
damaged sewer. This process results in a seamless, jointless"
pipe-within-a-pipe" with a smooth, continuous inner
usually increases flow capacity. The company typically completes
installations in a single day, using robotic methods to restore
connections from within the line.
month the company begins a project awarded by the City
of Reno. This is the largest sewer rehabilitation contract
in the city's
history, an $8.5 million contract to rehabilitate more than
miles of medium- and large-diameter sewers. This project
the heels of a nearly $3.5 million project in which Insituform
rehabilitated more than three and one-third miles of the
deteriorated sewer lines.
more at http://www.insituform.com/ Great
Lakes Chemical Corporation develops and delivers specialty
chemical solutions that treat and purify water, keep surfaces
around the home shining, protect against and extinguish fire,
and make consumer products perform better. Warren Buffett
Hathaway, Inc., each own more than 10% of a class of stock
Lakes Chemical Corporation. This company is listed on NYSE:
Code GLK. Hyflux, the company I have invested in is in the
business of water and fluid treatment with proprietary membrane
This year the company's profits tripled to $31.8 million.
has expanded from its work in China to the Middle East as
well and the ME business now represents 49% of their income.
China represents 46% of their business.The company's order
book is up 42% to Singapore $336 million and operating margins
improved from 35% to 37%. I like this as a play in strong
Asian currencies as well.
You can learn more at http://www.hyflux.com/
This is the tip of a very big, very wet opportunity iceberg,
hope these ideas help you enjoy good global investing!