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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. ... »

Saur Deal Channels EQT Digital Water Strategy

On 3 December 2018, Stockholm, Sweden- based private equity firm EQT Partners closed the acquisition of Saur Group, a French water and wastewater utility service provider.... »

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.... »

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... »

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.... »

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.... »

Fracta AI Takeover Maps Kurita’s Water Future

On 30 May 2018, Kurita Water Technologies Ltd. announced a strategic investment in U.S.-based Fracta, Inc., an early-stage company developing software solutions that leverages artificial intelligence ... »

Global Smart Water: Market Trends, Competitive Shifts, & Project Activity, Year-End 2017

In 2017, Bluefield tracked 264 smart water projects globally, up 11% from 238 projects in 2016. The metering, asset and network management segments saw the largest increase. Smart water project announ... »

Pure Synergy for Xylem Smart Water Acquisitions

On 11 December 2017, water technology and solutions firm Xylem Inc. announced an agreement to acquire Canadian pipe diagnostics and analytics firm Pure Technologies. Xylem touts the deal as an extensi... »

Aquam Taps VCs to Scale Water Portfolio

On 6 November 2017, Aquam Corporation secured US$26 million in funding from NewWorld Capital Group LLC and an undisclosed fund managed by Credit-Suisse to accelerate product development and geographic... »

Venture Capital in Water: Key Transactions and Trends

As start-ups develop new solutions for a risk-averse municipal water sector, venture capital is a key channel of funding to bridge a lengthy process in establishing key utility references and growth. ... »

U.S. Smart Water: Defining the Opportunity, Competitive Landscape, and Market Outlook

Smart water solutions – hardware, software, and analytics – are taking hold in the U.S. municipal water sector, driving close to US$20 billion of capital and operating expenditures over the next d... »

Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global Landscape

Water related M&A activity has been robust over the last three years, surpassing US$57 billion, globally, since the start of 2014. Intensifying concerns over water scarcity, water resource contami... »

Leakage Management in Europe: Water Utilities Develop Multi-Vendor Strategies

Leakage management has emerged as a major priority for Europe’s water utilities to reduce non-revenue water. New market insight available for purchase.... »

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