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Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2021

The global digital water market has reached a turning point in the COVID-19 crisis. Digital water project activity remains depressed, with total project announcements in 2020 falling 4.3% relative to 2019... »

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.... »

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, 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... »

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.... »

Innovyze Strategy Breakdown: The Growth Strategy of a Smart Water Pure Play

Bluefield analysts provide insight into how, when and why key decisions were made that collectively enabled Innovyze to sustain a remarkable run of growth and profitability, while documenting the key deals which have led to the consolidated market we see today.... »

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... »

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.... »

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... »

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. ... »

Global Smart Water Markets: Current and Future Trends (iAgua)

Presentation by Bluefield VP and Co-Founder Keith Hays at the iAgua summit in Madrid. Mr. Hays addresses current and future trends in global smart water markets. These complimentary slides address: De... »

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... »

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.... »

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.... »

Smart Water in the Mainstream // SWAN Presentation

Analyst presentation on Smart Water industry by Keith Hays at the SWAN conference in London (April 2016)... »

"What is unique is that the proposed spending reflects greater focus on #digitalwater than we’ve seen to date. In particular, #cybersecurity represents a central focus." @ErinBonneyCasey on the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act #DWWIA @Aquatech

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Veolia and Suez Come to Terms, Redefining “Big Water”

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Corralling Water Data with Meena Sankaran

21 Apr 2021 Reese Tisdale on the Water Foresight Podcast

20 Apr 2021 Innovation and Funding in the Digital Water Sector