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Unplugged, GE Digital Sharpens Focus on Water

On 13 December 2018, diversified U.S. industrial firm General Electric announced the spinoff of its software unit, GE Digital. The new, US$1.2 billion firm will remain a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE... »

03 Aug 2018

Global Smart Water: Market Trends, Competitive Shifts, & Project Activity, First Half 2018

In the first half of 2018, Bluefield identified 177 smart water projects, globally, up 4% by over the same period last year. Projects were largely shaped by utility announcements to leverage data driv... »

Xylem Smart Water Strategy Breakdown: The Creation of a Market Leading Portfolio

Xylem eyes nascent developments around smart infrastructure and data analytics as key catalysts for future growth opportunities in water. Since 2015, Xylem has made a series of strategic acquisitions in smart water, recasting itself as a diversified water infrastructure technology and services company.... »

08 May 2018

What can Advanced Asset Management Mean for Municipal Water?

Concerned with operating and replacing aging infrastructure, changing workforce dynamics, and increasing climate volatility, municipal water utilities are adopting advanced asset management strategies... »

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... »

Rockwell Still Resisting Emerson’s Offers for Deal

On 22 November 2017 Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation rejected St. Louis- based Emerson Electric’s proposed acquisition for to US$225 per share, or approximately US$29 billion. This latest offer r... »

Variable Frequency Drives: U.S. Municipal Industry Trends & Market Forecast

U.S. water & wastewater utilities are increasingly seeking alternatives to become more energy-efficient, drive down operating costs, address resiliency and upgrade deteriorating infrastructure. As... »

Global Smart Water Markets: Current and Future Trends (iAgua)

Presentation by Bluefield VP and Co-Founder Keith Hays at the iAgua summit in Madrid. Mr. Hays addresses current and future trends in global smart water markets. These complimentary slides address: De... »

Water Network for Energy Efficiency: Europe’s Utilities Address Key Supply, Treatment Segments

Energy efficiency has become a key priority of European utilities. A combination of policy, market factors, and local network characteristics are driving water utilities... »

Leakage Management in Europe: Water Utilities Develop Multi-Vendor Strategies

Leakage management has emerged as a major priority for Europe’s water utilities to reduce non-revenue water. New market insight available for purchase.... »

Singapore Solidifies Position as Showcase Market

Singapore’s state utility has awarded CH2M a consultancy service contract for a new desalination plant. Foreign firms looking for a foothold in Southeast Asia will likely reconsider Singapore
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Smart Water in the Mainstream // SWAN Presentation

Analyst presentation on Smart Water industry by Keith Hays at the SWAN conference in London (April 2016)... »

2019 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference
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Smart Water Systems
(April 29-30 / London, UK)


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