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Industrial water management surpasses $10 billion, annually; reflecting moves toward greater efficiency

Boston, Massachusetts, 14 December 2018: In 2017, U.S. industry spent $10.2 billion on water management, including water acquisition, treatment, reuse, and discharge. Bluefield Research’s new report, Opportunities in U.S. Industrial Water: Market...13 Dec 2018

Bluefield launches Data Navigator Platform to guide water market decisions


Boston, Massachusetts, 19 November 2018: Bluefield Research, a leading provider of water market insight, has announced the launch of its new data platform for the water industry. Bluefield Navigator brings together relevant...19 Nov 2018

Operating Expenditures for Water and Wastewater Utilities Approaching $100 Billion per year

Boston, Massachusetts, 18 September 2018: Operating expenditures (OPEX) for water and wastewater utilities continue to climb at a steady clip, according to Bluefield Research’s recent 2018-2027 forecast. Over the last ten...18 Sep 2018

States Request $82B for Water Infrastructure, 25% Increase from Prior Year

Boston, Massachusetts, 29-May-2018: New data shows that project requests to fund water and wastewater infrastructure projects through the EPA administered State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program have increased 25% since last year. For...29 May 2018

Advanced Asset Management Strategies to Drive $41 Billion in Water Utility Savings over Next Decade

Boston, Massachusetts, May 3, 2018: Smarter, more advanced asset management strategies will save water utilities US$41.9 billion in capital expenditures by 2027, according to a new report from Bluefield Research. These savings...03 May 2018

CAPEX Forecast for U.S. Water Infrastructure Improvements: $683B by 2027

Boston, Massachusetts, 3 April 2018– Capital expenditures (CAPEX) for U.S. municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure will exceed $683 billion over the next decade, according to new forecasts from Bluefield...03 Apr 2018

Private Players Position to Capitalize on $728 Billion Municipal Water Sector Opportunity

14 November 2017, Boston, Massachusetts: In the wake of tightening municipal budgets, environmental violations, and aging infrastructure, private players are poised to capitalize on struggling water and wastewater utilities. According to...14 Nov 2017

Water reuse capacity to increase 37% over next 10 years as utilities look to mitigate water supply risk

12 September 2017, Boston, Massachusetts: An increasing focus on resiliency and water supply risk is driving investment in water reuse, or reclaimed wastewater solutions. New capacity additions in the U.S. municipal...12 Sep 2017

Household Water, Sewer Bills Outpace Inflation 3X

27 June 2017, Boston, Massachusetts: Residential water and wastewater bills have steadily increased by 5.7% annually over the past five years, outpacing average annual income growth (5%) and inflation (1.9%)...27 Jun 2017

Surge in Hydraulic Fracturing Drives Water Management Spend Toward US$136 Billion

7 June 2017, Boston, Massachusetts – A new wave of drilling activity in the hydraulic fracturing sector has kick-started demand for water management solutions in a sector that was lagging less...07 Jun 2017

Pipe Suppliers Aim to Capitalize on $300B Municipal Water Opportunity

23 May 2017, Boston, Massachusetts – Pipe and hardware companies are poised to benefit from heightening concerns about U.S. municipal water infrastructure and $300 billion of forecasted capital expenditures over the...23 May 2017

Convergence of Water and Data Drives $20B U.S. Smart Water Forecast

3 May 2017, Boston, Massachusetts– The U.S. municipal water sector, which has traditionally been slow to adopt new technologies, sits at the cusp of change with over $20 billion of forecasted spending...03 May 2017

Topping $57 Billion, Water Sector M&A Highlights Infrastructure Focus

27 April 2017, Boston, Massachusetts – Mergers & acquisitions (M&A) in the global water sector exceeded $20 billion in 2016, pushing the three-year total valuation of announced deals to more than...27 Apr 2017

Looking Beyond Drought, 17 States Invest in Water Reuse as a Long-Term Supply Strategy

April 19, 2017, Boston, Massachusetts — Traditional water supplies are no longer a certainty for many municipal water utilities across the U.S., sparking a wave of investment in water reuse and desalination...19 Apr 2017

Big Data, IoT Poised to Address Water Infrastructure Gap

2 March 2017, Barcelona, Spain: Cutting-edge, smart water solutions are gaining traction with municipal water utilities, which see data and analytics as critical tools for overcoming the age-old issue of crumbling water infrastructure. Over $20 billion...01 Mar 2017
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