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Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2020

After driving significant declines in project, M&A, and venture capital activity in Q2 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had more mixed impacts on the global digital water market in Q3 2020.... »

Top Companies in Water: COVID-19 Impacts, Financial Signals, and Market Trends

Bluefield Research monitors the trends and signals associated with financial reports of publicly traded companies with positions in water. By zeroing-in on approximately 40 companies across the water value chain... »

Badger Meter Moves Upstream with s::can

On 3 November 2020, Badger Meter, a U.S.-based provider of water utility metering solutions, announced its acquisition of s::can GmbH for €27.0 million (US$31.7 million) in an all-cash deal.... »

17 Nov 2020

Competitive Trends in the Digital Water Market

Bluefield’s water experts recently presented their analysis on the global competitive landscape for digital water solutions, with a focus on the leading players and their strategic positions within the sector.... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020

After seeing record growth in the first quarter of 2020, the global digital water market felt the full force of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic downturn in Q2 2020.... »

Key Trends in Digital Water

Bluefield's digital water expert, Eric Bindler, presents his key findings on trends in the digital water sector.... »

Looking to 2020 and Beyond: Key Trends and Perspectives in Global Water Markets

Bluefield water experts provide perspective on the biggest water industry headlines of 2019 and share their insights into what's ahead for 2020 and beyond. ... »

Water Industry 4.0: U.S. & Canada Digital Water Market Forecast, 2019-2030

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the market for digital water, wastewater, and stormwater management solutions in the U.S. & Canada municipal water industry.... »

Fathom’s Fall Undercuts Strides in Digital Water

On 9 November 2019, the City of Copperas Cove, Texas received an email notification from Fathom, its digital water solutions provider, that it will be going out of business, effective immediately.... »

5G on Digital Water Horizon as Sun Sets on 2G, 3G

On 31 December 2019, U.S. cellular carrier Verizon Wireless will sunset its national 2G and 3G networks to free up bandwidth for its nascent 5G network. Verizon will cease to support its 2G and 3G network infrastructure... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity and Market Outlook, Q3 2019

The first half of 2019 continues expansion in the global digital water market. Though project activity year-to-date is trending downward relative to 2018, M&A activity and venture funding are on pace to exceed ... »

U.S. Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2019

The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for over US$108 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators and vendors seek opportunities in an extremely mature sector, Bluefield team of water experts... »

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. ... »

18 Oct 2018

Venture and Growth Capital: Transactions & Trends in Digital Water, 2009-2018

Venture capital continues to emerge as a key financing mechanism to accelerate growth, particularly as academic spin-offs and new market entrants seek to scale in a mature water sector. In recent year... »

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... »

Comcast, Telecoms Fortifying Positions Across Water IoT Battleground

On 12 June 2018, Comcast Corporation and U.S.-based meter company Neptune Technology Group unveiled a joint advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution for municipal water utilities. This is one o... »

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.... »

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... »



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