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Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2020

This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends in project development, M&A, and venture funding activity in digital water, globally. Notable market events that occurred in digital water during the second half (H2) of 2019 are included.... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

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.... »

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.... »

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.... »

India Policies Refocus Efforts for Water PPP Progress

India has seen mixed results developing water infrastructure through public-private partnerships (PPPs), despite increasing its policy commitments to address its massive infrastructure gap. Continued ... »

Private Water Utilities: Global Rankings & Company Strategies

Global Rankings of the top Private Water Utilities: Available for online purchase and immediate download... »

UK Fracking Players Find Value in U.S. Experience

On 28 July the British government opened up the application process for shale gas exploration (fracking) licenses. Applications for new fracking licenses can be made until 28 October 2014. In addition... »

UK Utilities in Safe Waters with Policy Shifts

On 18 August 2014, UK's Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) communicated its plan to switch from ‘retail minus' to ‘wholesale bottom-up' as the basis to set water utilities' access pricing. ... »



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