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Engineering a Digital Water Future: EPC Strategies in an Accelerating Market Landscape

Engineering Consultancies (EPCS) are prioritizing digital water. In response to the shifting landscape, select EPCs are taking on new roles as digital water solutions providers... »

Is U.S. Private Water Poised for Shakeup at the Top?

On 31 August 2020, Veolia made an unsolicited offer to acquire 29.9% of Engie’s shares of Suez. The offer came in at €15.50 per share—50% over the closing price of Suez... »

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020

The 28 transactions in this past quarter exceeded the 20 deals in Q2 2019. Still early in calculating the impacts of a COVID-driven recession, the first half of 2020 is outpacing last year. ... »

H2O Innovation Builds Water Utility Service Portfolio via M&A

On 2 July 2020, H2O Innovation announced the acquisition of Gulf Utility Service (GUS), an operations and maintenance (O&M) company for water & wastewater utilities in the Greater Houston, Texas metropolitan area.... »

16 Jun 2020
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Global Investment Trends and Opportunities in Water

This webcast presented by Bluefield’s team addresses how will opportunities in the market shift post-COVID shock? Bluefield’s Insight Service clients receive full access to the... »

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q2, 2020

The first quarter of 2020 signals increasing opportunities for growth across the U.S. private water market as water & wastewater systems contend with the public health, financial,... »

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.... »

Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q1 2020

The U.S. industrial water landscape is highly siloed across 20 industrial verticals analyzed by Bluefield Research. This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transaction details, and competitive shifts influencing industrial water management.... »

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q1 2020

This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transactions, and competitive shifts in the U.S. private water market. Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks company financials, mergers and acquisitions,... »

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.... »

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.... »

Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q4 2019

The U.S. industrial water landscape is highly siloed across 20 industrial verticals analyzed by Bluefield Research. This quarterly insight highlights key trends, transaction details, and competitive shifts influencing industrial water management.... »

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... »

U.S. Private Water Market: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2018

This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends in financial performance, O&M contracts, M&A transactions, and competitive shifts in the U.S. private water market. Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks this activity on an ongoing basis to provide the most reliable and up-to-date insights for clients addressing opportunities in water.... »

06 Dec 2018

Brown and Caldwell Stakes Out Digital Water Position With BC Blue

On 23 October 2018, U.S.-based engineering firm Brown and Caldwell (BC) launched BC Blue, repositioning its smart utility services capabilities under a unified brand. In parallel to the launch, the co... »

03 Dec 2018

Planning to Attend a Water Conference in 2019? Read This

The positive feedback and interest in Bluefield Research’s analysis of WEFTEC 2018’s conference proceedings have compelled our team to look further into other water & wastewater conferences, i... »

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.... »

Competitive Landscape in Water: Engineering Procurement & Construction Firm Rankings and Positioning, 2018

Engineering procurement and construction (EPC) firms play a pivotal role in the decision-making processes for municipal water and wastewater utilities. While their expansive capabilities range, these ... »



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