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Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity and Market Outlook, Q3 2019

The first half of 2019 continues expansion in the global digital water market. Though project activity year-to-date is trending downward relative to 2018, M&A activity and venture funding are on pace to exceed ... »

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.... »

03 Aug 2018

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... »

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.... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

Thames Water Penalized £8.6 million as Leakage Skyrockets

Thames Water revealed it has missed its leakage target for the first time in 11 years. As a result, the London utility was slapped with an £8.6 million penalty, under Ofwat’s outcome delivery incentive... »

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... »

Vendors Zero in on UK Leak Management

A set of deals in the past month has underlined the attractiveness of the UK’s leakage management market for technology solutions providers.... »

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.... »

Anglian Smartens Flood Control Capabilities

Anglian Water, the largest UK water utility, has selected US-based water utility software and analytics provider Innovyze’s InfoWorks ICM product for sewer network modeling.... »

Renewable-Powered Desalination: Global Market Trends and Drivers

Since 2000, 66 renewable-energy-powered desalination plants have been commissioned with a combined capacity of 1.7 million m3/d. Developed countries that are attempting to offset...  ... »

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?... »



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