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U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2021

Through the first quarter of 2021, the water sector has been bolstered by strong macroeconomics. The COVID-19 recovery is palpable, as reflected in increased vaccination rates, an improving unemployment rate, and robust corporate revenues.... »

U.S. Municipal Utility Forecast: Refining the Impacts of the Pandemic on Water Utility CAPEX

The COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything the municipal water sector has undergone in over a century. For this reason, Bluefield’s team of water experts has monitored the critical and dynamic inputs that influence capital investments as they change.... »

Green Infrastructure Gains Impact Investing Momentum

On 2 December 2020, the City of Hampton, Virginia, in partnership with Quantified Ventures, closed on a US$12 million Environmental Impact Bond (EIB) to fund three flood resilience projects.... »

Biosolids Management: Business Models & Utility Strategies

Scaling capital and operational expenditure demands on more than 20,000 wastewater treatment plants across the U.S. were already squeezing municipal and utility budgets prior to March 2020 and the onset of COVID-19.... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook Q2, 2020

The first quarter of 2020 kicked off what could otherwise have been a banner year for the global digital water market, before the outbreak of COVID-19—and ensuing social lockdowns and economic volatility across the major digital water markets—... »

19 Nov 2018

The U.S. Water Conference Landscape: Focus, Themes, and Corporate Influencers, 2018

Bluefield Research has embarked upon analysis of 2,649 conference proceedings at eleven regional and national conferences in 2018 to identify key influencers, both corporate and people. Prepare your 2019 events plan with this relevant water market analysis.... »

New Green Bond Criteria a Certified Win for Nature-Based Water Infrastructure Investment

Green bonds are growing in popularity reflecting a broader shift toward innovative water infrastructure finance. As green bonds become more mainstream, the industry is seeing standards for mitigation... »

U.S. Municipal Water Infrastructure: Utility Strategies & CAPEX Forecasts, 2018-2027

Capital expenditures (CAPEX) for U.S. municipal water, wastewater infrastructure, and stormwater are forecasted to exceed $683 billion over the next decade. Bolstered by an average 47% per capita...... »

04 Jan 2018

Hubbell Makes a Splash into Water with Aclara Purchase

Closing out 2017 with another water-sector M&A deal, Hubbell Incorporated, a diversified equipment supplier to industrial and utility sectors, announced on Dec 26 that it would acquire Missouri-ba... »

DC Water De-risks Innovation With Impact Finance

DC Water, one of the 850 water & wastewater utility networks across the U.S. with a combined sewer system, has deployed an innovative financing tool to minimize risk and fund infrastructure proje... »

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... »

U.S. Municipal Water Infrastructure: Utility Strategies & CAPEX Forecasts, 2016-2025

More than 50% of U.S. municipal water infrastructure is nearing the end of its useful life with over 240,000 water main breaks per year. This new report, available for purchase, is essential for comp... »

U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater Utility Rate Index, 2016

Bluefield's analysis of customer billing rates for municipal water and wastewater services across 50 US shows a five-year increase exceeding 25% from 2012-2016.  The cost of wastewater is more expensive... »



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01 Jun 2021 • Future of Water
Telecom Strategies Emerge at the Center of Digital Water

01 Jun 2021 • The Water Values
Synthetic Aperture Radar and Its Fascinating Applications in the Water Sector with James Perry

03 Jun 2021 Smart Metering: Challenges and Opportunities

02 Jun 2021 Grundfos, Baseform to boost ambitious, smart water utilities digital services