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I thought that some of you might be interested in this new water resources ETF, considering that Aqua America is a component, and perhaps a broader interest in water related stocks and investing.

The holdings and percentages of each company in the Powershares ETF (Ticker symbol: PHO) are based on the Amex's Palisades Water Index (Index symbol: ZWI).

These are the companies and their respective percentage in the fund/index:
Insituform Tech	INSU	4.77%
Franklin Elect. FELE 4.50%
Aqua America WTR 4.43%
Nalco Holding NLC 4.38%
Watts Water WTS 4.31%
Pall Corp PLL 4.30%
Layne Chris Co. LAYN 4.30%
Millipore Corp MIL 4.28%
Consol. Water CWCO 4.22%
Pentair, Inc PNR 4.20%
United Util UU 4.19%
Comp Saneamento SBS 4.14%
Amer. States AWR 4.03%
Itt Indus ITT 4.03%
Southwest Water SWWC 3.94%
Calif Water Svc CWT 3.72%
Idexx Labs IDXX 3.32%
Danaher Corp DHR 3.24%
Calgon Carbon CCC 3.23%
Valmont Ind. VMI 2.76%
Urs Corp URS 2.49%
Veolia Envirn. VE 2.40%
Badger Meter BMI 2.31%
Tetra Tech TTEK 2.18%
Lindsay Mfg Co. LNN 1.96%
Emerson Elect. EMR 0.88%
Flowserve Corp FLS 0.88%
3m Co MMM 0.86%
Genl Electric GE 0.85%
Ashland Inc ASH 0.85%
Idex Corp IEX 0.84%
N.A. SZE 0.82%
Siemens Ag Ads SI 0.81%
Roper Indus ROP 0.81%
Itron Inc ITRI 0.80%

While I have no particular opinion as to whether it would be worthwhile to invest in this basket of stocks, I thought it might be a useful starting point for those who believe that this sub-sector has promise.

I will note that I own a position in Companhia de Saneamento Basico (SBS) – one of several foreign utilities that I acquired this decade. My return on SBS has been extremely good, in large part due to the general rise of Brazilian equities due to a burgeoning domestic economy; I don't expect nearly as good a rate of return going forward, but shy of a global recession, I do expect the stock to continue to out-perform substantially its American counter-parts.
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