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Oil Supply, Demand Shock Upends Midstream Water, Again

Beginning 4 March 2020, the West Texas Intermediate Spot price plummeted 38.70% to a low of US$28.96 per barrel. Precipitated by production level disagreements between Saudi Arabia... »

11 Mar 2020

A Material Shift in the U.S. Pipe Market: Changing Product & Vendor Landscape for Water Infrastructure

The 2.2 million miles of drinking water pipe and 1.8 million miles of wastewater pipe installed across the U.S. vary in material type depending largely on when and where the pipe was installed. As new materials replace... »

Revisiting Municipal Water & Wastewater Pain Points in a Market Downturn

On 11 March 2020, the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid into bear market territory, represented by a 20.3% decline from the prior month. The U.S. economy and water & sewer infrastructure investment had demonstrated... »

NW Pipe Seeks Material Growth in Geneva

On 3 February 2020, Northwest Pipe Company (NW Pipe) announced its acquisition of Orem, Utah-based Geneva Pipe and Precast. The US$49.4 million transaction closed on 31 January 2020.... »

Non-revenue Water: Sizing the Cost of Water Losses to U.S. Utilities

Real losses, apparent losses, and unbilled consumption are negatively impacting utility bottom lines through wasted water supplies, energy usage for pumping, treatment costs, and improper customer billing for services.... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2020

This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends in project development, M&A, and venture funding activity in digital water, globally. Notable market events that occurred in digital water during the second half (H2) of 2019 are included.... »

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Impact of Market Volatility on the Water Industry

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  • What can we learn from the past four recessions?
  • How will an economic downturn influence CAPEX and OPEX forecasts?
  • Which water & wastewater subsegments could be hit the hardest?

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Is the Water Market Headed for Digital Liftoff or Failure to Launch?

U.S. Breweries: Water and Wastewater Trends and Forecasts

Top Water Trends to Watch in 2020

Challenges with and Innovations in Small Utility Systems

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