David Lloyd Owen has written extensively on water, waste management and renewable energy issues, including a monthly column in Global Water Intelligence, research reports on behalf of a number of financial analysis companies and papers for peer-reviewed academic journals as well as background reviews for multilateral institutions ranging from the World Bank to the OECD and UNCTAD. Below are details of the ten business-related books he has written on water, wastewater and renewable energy issues in the past decade.

Smart Water: Data Capture and Analysis for Sustainable Water Management.

John Wiley, 2018


Arup, 2016

The Sound of Thirst: Why urban water for all is essential, achievable and affordable
Parthian Books, 2012.

Pinsent Masons Water Yearbook
Published annually from 1999 to 2012 by Pinsent Masons LLP 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London EC2A 4OES, +44 (0)20 7418 7000.

Tapping Liquidity: Financing Water and Wastewater to 2029
Thomson Reuters, London

Renewable Energy: Bit-part players or big hitters?
City Capital Corporation, London, 2008

Financing water and wastewater to 2025: From necessity to sustainability
IFR/Thomson Financial, London, 2006

The European Water Industry: Market Drivers & Responses
CWC, London, 2002

The European Water Industry: A country-by-country analysis
FT Energy, London, 1998

European Water Company Profiles
FT Energy, London, 1998

Part Author

Global Water Markets 2011
Global Water Intelligence, 2010

Water Market Europe: Opportunities in EU Accession, the Framework Directive & the CIS
Global Water Intelligence, 2005

Local water and sanitation companies and the urban poor
Human Settlements Discussion Paper (Water04) IIED, London, 2006

The private sector and service extension
The Business of Water & Sustainable Development, Greenleaf Publishing, UK, 2005

Private Sector Participation, Marketing and Corporate Strategies in Municipal Water Supply & Sewerage
The Encyclopaedia of Water, Wiley Water, USA, 2005