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18 Jun 2018 Analyst Perspective

The Digitization of Water (ACE Presentation)

Presentation by Bluefield President Reese Tisdale at the 2018 AWWA ACE Conference in Las Vegas on the digitization of water. These slides analyze the competitive landscape and business strategies, inc... »


14 Jun 2018
Market Insight

Smart Water Down Under: Australia Water Utilities Deploy Advanced Technologies in Search of Operational Efficiency

Government-owned municipal water utilities in Australia provide essential water supply services to over 22 million people, representing 82.4% of the population. 2017 saw an uptick in municipal utiliti... »


06 Jun 2018 Research Note

Fracta AI Takeover Maps Kurita’s Water Future

On 30 May 2018, Kurita Water Technologies Ltd. announced a strategic investment in U.S.-based Fracta, Inc., an early-stage company developing software solutions that leverages artificial intelligence ... »


02 May 2018 Analyst Perspective

Advanced Asset Management Practices: A Global Overview

Bluefield water experts Will Maize and Erin Bonney Casey recently presented on a webinar for the Water Asset Management Conference Series. These slides provides highlight analysis available through ou... »


Advanced Asset Management for Municipal Water: Global Trends & Strategies, 2018 – 2027

Smarter, more advanced asset management strategies will save water utilities US$41.9 billion in capital expenditures by 2027. Central to this shift to more advanced solutions, is the increasing value in data collection, analytics, and... »


Montagu Eyes Smart Water Tech, De-lists Servelec

U.K.-based private equity firm Montagu Funds announced that its takeover of Servelec Group had been sanctioned by the High Court of Justice in England and Wales. Montagu Funds purchased all share capi... »


Global Smart Water: Market Trends, Competitive Shifts, & Project Activity, Year-End 2017

In 2017, Bluefield tracked 264 smart water projects globally, up 11% from 238 projects in 2016. The metering, asset and network management segments saw the largest increase. Smart water project announ... »


26 Jan 2018
Research Note

Barrick Gold, Chile Sketch Smart Water Strategies

On 17 January 2018, Chile’s environmental authority SMA sanctioned Barrick Gold with the permanent closure of its Pascua Lama mine. The decision is based on four key infractions that stem from non-c... »


Arcadis, SEAMS Ready for Smart Water Growth

On 10 January 2018, asset management software developer SEAMS Ltd. announced its aquisition by Netherlands- based EPC consultancy Arcadis NV. With this acquisition, Arcadis boosts its smart water offe... »


Hubbell Makes a Splash into Water with Aclara Purchase

Closing out 2017 with another water-sector M&A deal, Hubbell Incorporated, a diversified equipment supplier to industrial and utility sectors, announced on Dec 26 that it would acquire Missouri-ba... »


Pure Synergy for Xylem Smart Water Acquisitions

On 11 December 2017, water technology and solutions firm Xylem Inc. announced an agreement to acquire Canadian pipe diagnostics and analytics firm Pure Technologies. Xylem touts the deal as an extensi... »


Aquam Taps VCs to Scale Water Portfolio

On 6 November 2017, Aquam Corporation secured US$26 million in funding from NewWorld Capital Group LLC and an undisclosed fund managed by Credit-Suisse to accelerate product development and geographic... »


Ofwat Challenges UK Water Utilities to Evolve

On 21 November 2017, the outgoing head of UK water sector regulator Ofwat provided an update on price review 19 (PR19), which underscored its outcome-focused approach. The update also offered a longer... »


DC Water De-risks Innovation With Impact Finance

DC Water, one of the 850 water & wastewater utility networks across the U.S. with a combined sewer system, has deployed an innovative financing tool to minimize risk and fund infrastructure proje... »


Water Solutions for Commercial Building Infrastructure: Market Dynamics and Competitive Landscape (France, Germany, UK)

As European governments strive toward energy-efficiency targets of 2030 and the broader goal to establish a decarbonized building stock by 2050, water management within buildings has emerged as a key ... »




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33rd Annual Water Reuse Symposium
(Austin, TX, September 9-12)

WEFTEC 2018
(New Orleans, LA, September 29-Oct 3)

18 Jun 2018 The Digitization of Water (ACE Presentation)

11 Jun 2018 A Wave of Smart Water Solutions