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Third-Party O&M for Water and Wastewater Utilities

Enabled by lower barriers to entry across a fragmented addressable market, O&M providers represent the lion’s share of private participation by systems. Of the 2,073 concessions, O&M contracts, and IOU acquisitions identified by Bluefield, 75% of the total is for O&M.... »

29 Jan 2018

U.S. Investor Owned Water Utilities: M&A Deals and Trends, Year-End 2017

In 2017, the water industry completed more than US$2.11 billion of investor-owned utility (IOU) acquisitions — across 90 deals. Another 65 pending deals worth US$308 million are still awaiting r... »

Municipalities Monetizing Water, Wastewater Assets Under FMV Legislation

On 1 November 2017, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission unanimously approved the US$159 million sale of the wastewater system owned by the Municipal Authority of the City of McKeesport to Penns... »

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... »

Eversource’s $1.68B Water Deal Indicates Renewed Convergence of U.S. Critical Infrastructure

One 2 June 2017, Eversource Energy, New England’s largest energy provider, announced plans to acquire Aquarion Water, the region’s largest private water company for $1.68 billion. The two companie... »

Market-Based Opportunities for Private Water Players: U.S. Military Service Contracts

Once dominated by a few select players, military service contracts now offer market-based opportunities for private water companies. While investor-owned utilities in the U.S. rely heavily on their c... »

U.S. Private Water Utilities: Market Trends, Strategies, and Opportunities, 2016

New report analyzing the role of private water utilities in the U.S. market – identifying key trends, evaluating strategies, and assessing opportunities: ... »

American States, IOUs Target Military Water Contracts

On 12 July 2016, American States Utility Services was awarded a US$510 million military services contract with the U.S. Air Force.  Bluefield analyzes impact...... »

U.S. Private Water Market: Opportunities & Strategies, 2014

U.S. private water markets are poised for significant growth. With an infrastructure investment gap of more than US$500 billion for drinking water and wastewater treatment over the next twenty years, ... »



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