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Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q2 2021

In Q1 2021, the COVID-19 recovery is palpable across many verticals, particularly in regions of the world with high vaccination rates. Supply chain restraints driven by increased demand, climate impacts, and remnants of lockdowns, continue... »

Aegion, Big Water Deals on the Menu for Outsiders

St. Louis, Missouri-based Aegion Corporation announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm New Mountain Capital. The US$963 million deal is expected to close in the ... »

Trimble Builds Digital Water Asset Management Platform with Cityworks Acquisition

On 18 October 2019, Trimble Inc., a U.S.-based software & hardware company that serves the construction, transportation, geospatial, and utility sectors, closed its acquisition of Azteca Systems LLC. Azteca, headquartered in Sandy, Utah,... »

A New DuPont Strengthens Water, Membrane Position

On 3 October 2019, DuPont announced the acquisition of the Evoqua Water Technologies’ MEMCOR® business line. Memcor is a vertically integrated membrane supplier to the municipal and industrial markets... »

Evoqua Hangs its Hat on Industrial Water

On 8 October 2019, Evoqua Water Technologies announced a majority investment in San Diego-based Frontier Water Systems, LLC. The privately held Frontier provides engineered equipment packages for treatment and removal of selenium, nitrate, and other metals from complex industrial streams.... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, 2018 Year in Review

Overall, 2018 was a strong year for digital water, with growing interest among municipal water utilities seeking to engage in data-driven technologies and solutions. This quarterly insight highlights key trends in policy, project development, M&A, and venture funding activity in digital water, globally. ... »

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... »

10 Oct 2018

Suez Accelerates Digital Water Offering, Completes Stake in Optimatics

In adding Optimatics to its suite of digital water products for the municipal utility market, Suez further strengthens its capabilities towards strategic design and capital investment decision making.... »

SUEZ Water Strategy Breakdown: Integrating its Portfolio of Industrial Solutions

This Company Insight provides an in-depth look at Suez's finances, recent acquisitions, and positioning in the global water market amongst its peers.... »

Foxconn Taps Lake Michigan for Water Supplies

On 28 April 2018, Wisconsin’s Department of Water Resources (DNR) approved a water diversion application submitted by the City of Racine to increase its annual withdrawals from Lake Michigan by 7 mi... »

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... »

Intel Chips in with Water Reuse

On 23 April 2018, Intel Corporation highlighted its ensuing completion of a US$25 million water recycling facility at its Ronler Acres manufacturing location in Hillsboro, Oregon. Initially announced ... »

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... »

Montagu Eyes Smart Water Tech, De-lists Servelec

U.K.-based private equity firm Montagu Funds announced that its takeover of Servelec Group had been sanctioned by the High Court of Justice in England and Wales. Montagu Funds purchased all share capi... »

Water-Energy Nexus: Water Utilities to Benefit from Advanced Power Sector Solutions

To date, the water and power sector verticals have coexisted as customers of one another, rather than as partners in managing energy and water flows within the municipal networks. A paradigm shift is underway... »

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... »

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... »



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