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Industrial Water Garners Attention in SUEZ 2030

On 2 October 2019, Suez announced SUEZ 2030, a strategic initiative to restructure the business and deliver results as soon as 2021. Compelled by activist investor... »

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.... »

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.... »

Take Two: JEA Seeks Bidders for Water Utility Assets

On 14 October 2019, the JEA (formerly Jacksonville Electric Authority) evaluation committee released the names of eight companies—with one company undisclosed—that expressed interest in purchasing its electric and water utility.... »

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... »

Pentair Water Strategy Breakdown: Remaking Itself Into a Pure-Play Water Company

Pentair has changed into a completely new business, focusing exclusively on the water sector. In doing so, it has also refocused efforts on becoming a market leader in commercial and residential water treatment. As a pure-play, ... »

Danaher Water Strategy Breakdown: Building a Leading Water Business

With more than 30 operating companies, 67,000 employees and US$19.9 billion in 2018 total revenues, Washington, D.C.-based Danaher Corporation has built-up its role in the municipal and industrial water sectors...... »

U.S. Private Water Utilities: Drivers, Competitive Landscape and Acquisition Trends, 2019

This new Focus Report from Bluefield Research provides an in-depth analysis of the changing investor-owned utility landscape in the U.S., including key policy drivers, M&A activity, and competitive developments in utility asset ownership and market-based services.... »

Nutrient Treatment Evolves with New Regulations

Advanced utility solutions for nutrient pollution impacting U.S. waterways are finding traction in new project developments, such as Missouri American’s Lake Carmel project. This activity is being driven by new regulations... »

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... »

Veolia Water Strategy: Breaking Down Global Market Positions

Veolia is the largest water company by revenues, globally. The Paris-based company has a long track record in providing water, wastewater, and stormwater solutions, including municipal service concessions, operations and maintenance contracts, and industrial water management services.... »

Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q1 2019

In the United States, spend on water management in 2018 was estimated at over US$10 billion. Leading verticals included commodity-based industries such as hydraulic fracturing, mining, power and chemicals. ... »

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. ... »

Ostara Acquires Multiform, Signalling Industrial Nutrient Recovery Opportunity

On 3 January 2019, Ostara Nutrient Recovery announced the acquisition of Multiform Harvest. Based in Seattle, Washington, Multiform’s technology is designed to recover phosphorus from industrial wastewater streams... »

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.... »

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... »

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.... »



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