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Amidst Pandemic, Bottled Water Underscores Utility Communication Challenge

On 17 March 2020, three leading North American water industry associations—the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC), the American Water Works Association (AWWA), and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies ... »

Covid-19 Sets Stage for Water & Wastewater Utility M&A

As implications of the coronavirus pandemic continue to unfold across the U.S., and around the world, essential water & wastewater service providers are facing unforeseen risks to their assets and business models.... »

U.S. Private Water Utilities: Drivers, Competitive Landscape and Acquisition Trends, 2019

This new Focus Report from Bluefield Research provides an in-depth analysis of the changing investor-owned utility landscape in the U.S., including key policy drivers, M&A activity, and competitive developments in utility asset ownership and market-based services.... »

18 May 2018

Pivotal Acquisition Positions American Water Closer to Customers, Municipalities

On 11 April 2018, American Water Works announced an agreement to acquire Pivotal Home Solutions, a home warranty provider based in Naperville, Illinois. The all-cash transaction, which is valued at ap... »

Flurry of M&A Puts Spotlight on Large Water IOUs

California Water Service Group (CWSG) has made three attempts to acquire San Jose Water (SJW), but SJW’s Board of Directors has rejected all three offers. Most recently, on 26 April 2018, CWSG m... »

Outsourcing O&M for Water & Wastewater Utilities: Contracts, Competitive Landscape, and Trends

Companies across the water sector value chain are leveraging their positions to build a presence in water and wastewater utility O&M operations. Third-party, private firms in the U.S. currently op... »

Declining Construction Spend Raises Questions for Water Sector

In September 2017, the U.S. Census’ monthly construction report further highlighted a downward trajectory in water supply and sewage and waste disposal spend. This negative trend, which has been ong... »

U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater: Defining the Addressable Market for Private Investment

Established investor-owned utility companies – and a host of potential outside financial investors are refining their strategies to expand or develop their positions in U.S water... »

Outsiders Angling for Stakes in U.S. Water Market

The increased focus on U.S. water infrastructure is attracting industry outsiders to the water industry — exploring paths for market entry. Successful entrants have carved-out positions across t... »



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