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Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2021

The second quarter of 2021 was marked by severe climate events directly affecting water supplies for residents and businesses, regional funding rollouts for developing and improving water and wastewater service, and ... »

08 Apr 2021

Water M&A: Technology, Equipment and Services Trends, and Deal Flow, Q1 2021

Driven by the accelerating rollout of vaccines, an economic recovery is underway as the world begins to turn the corner on COVID-19. As a subset of the larger economy, water industry M&A reflects these positive trends, ... »

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... »

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.... »

U.K. Municipal Water: Market Performance and Outlook for 2020-2025

2019 is a pivotal year for the privatized water and wastewater services companies in the U.K. They are all currently with regulator Ofwat on price review (PR19) to establish new business plans for the upcoming 2020-2025 period.... »

16 Jul 2018

Regulatory Review: ‘Beast From The East’ Exposes Vulnerabilities Of U.K. Water Companies

On 19 June 2018, U.K. water sector regulator Ofwat released a review of water company performance during the ‘Beast from the East’, a freeze thaw event that wreaked havoc on water utilities across the country in late February and early March 2018.... »

Ofwat Challenges UK Water Utilities to Evolve

On 21 November 2017, the outgoing head of UK water sector regulator Ofwat provided an update on price review 19 (PR19), which underscored its outcome-focused approach. The update also offered a longer... »

Jacobs Moves CH2M Water into M&A Crosshairs

On 19 June 2017, advanced M&A discussions between Jacobs Engineering Group and CH2M were reported on Wall Street. The joining of these two companies would impact the services landscape in municipa... »

Severn Trent Jettisons U.S. Water Business

With Severn Trent’s exit, competition among the leading players will likely escalate in their pursuit of its expiring contracts. Outsiders, including PPC and Alston Capital, increasingly see an opportunity... »

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... »

Global Smart Water Update: Market Trends, Competitive Shifts, & Project Activity

Smart water project announcements in the second half of 2016 were driven by utility responses to water scarcity and non-revenue water, regulatory compliance, and vendor M&A to consolidate value chain positions.... »

Europe Smart Water: Market Forecasts and Utility Strategies, 2017-2025

Europe’s water industry is on pace to lead the world toward smarter municipal supply networks. With a focus on metering, leakage management, and energy efficiency... »

Europe’s Private Water Utilities: Company Profiles, Rankings, & Trends, 2016

Europe's top 15 consolidated private water utilities serve over 147 million of people in 11 countries, covering just under 30% of total population.... »

Smart Water Meters in Europe: Utility Strategies Drive Adoption, 2016-2020

Market insight analyzing utility strategies to drive smart water meter adoption. Available for purchase and immediate download European water utilities are deploying new strategies to become more ef... »

Europe Municipal Water Infrastructure: Utility Strategies & CAPEX Forecasts, 2016-2025

CAPEX forecasts broken out into water and wastewater segments, including pipes, plants and pumps. Includes analysis of 15 European countries and 26 leading utilities.... »

Brexit: UK Water Sector Players Brace for Impact

Brexit has injected another level of uncertainty into the municipal water sector, requiring all foreign investors to reassess their UK portfolios.  What are the implications?... »

Water Plus JV Ripples through UK Competition

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has approved Severn Trent and United Utilities’ joint venture, Water Plus, opening up competition in UK water markets.... »

U.S. Municipal Wastewater & Reuse: Market Trends, Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015-2025

In-depth report on U.S. Municipal Wastewater and Reuse available for online purchase and immediate download.... »



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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