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Vendors Place Big Bets on SaaS, Cloud Computing to Accelerate Digital Water Growth

A key factor driving the rapid growth of the global digital water market is the mainstream adoption of cloud computing, as well as new business models enabled by cloud technology. Though cloud- and SaaS-based ... »

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... »

Industrial Water Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q1 2021

Corporates make investments in sustainability, growing interest from critical infrastructure companies outside water continues to grow, the future of the auto industry to impact water management.... »

Aegion, Big Water Deals on the Menu for Outsiders

St. Louis, Missouri-based Aegion Corporation announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm New Mountain Capital. The US$963 million deal is expected to close in the ... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2020

After driving significant declines in project, M&A, and venture capital activity in Q2 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had more mixed impacts on the global digital water market in Q3 2020.... »

Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q4 2020

As Q4 2020 comes to an end, COVID-19’s impacts continue to be acutely felt across the industrial landscape, with disparate governmental and company responses, globally, to remote workforces and onsite operations. With... »

Top Companies in Water: COVID-19 Impacts, Financial Signals, and Market Trends

Bluefield Research monitors the trends and signals associated with financial reports of publicly traded companies with positions in water. By zeroing-in on approximately 40 companies across the water value chain... »

Badger Meter Moves Upstream with s::can

On 3 November 2020, Badger Meter, a U.S.-based provider of water utility metering solutions, announced its acquisition of s::can GmbH for €27.0 million (US$31.7 million) in an all-cash deal.... »

17 Nov 2020

Competitive Trends in the Digital Water Market

Bluefield’s water experts recently presented their analysis on the global competitive landscape for digital water solutions, with a focus on the leading players and their strategic positions within the sector.... »

U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2020

The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for approximately US$110 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators, and vendors seek ... »

Bentley IPO Signals Upside for Digital Twins in Water

On 22 September 2020, U.S.-based infrastructure engineering software provider Bentley Systems launched its initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq stock exchange, raising US$236.5 million from the sale of... »

Industrial Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q3 2020

This quarterly insight highlights key trends, transaction details, and competitive shifts influencing industrial water management. Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks ongoing industrial water ... »

24 Sep 2020
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Addressing Market Uncertainty: Revised Water Sector Forecasts

Bluefield water experts recently presented a client-exclusive webcast showcasing Bluefield’s revised market forecasts for key water & wastewater industry verticals—U.S. and global—for treatment & network infrastructure... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020

After seeing record growth in the first quarter of 2020, the global digital water market felt the full force of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic downturn in Q2 2020.... »

Key Trends in Digital Water

Bluefield's digital water expert, Eric Bindler, presents his key findings on trends in the digital water sector.... »

U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020

The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for approximately US$110 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators, and ... »

Digital Water Investments Grow for PE Firms

Digital water has emerged as a key hotspot for global deal-making in recent years, as vendors position to capitalize on growing utility demand for higher-margin digital hardware, software, and services offerings.... »

16 Jun 2020
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Global Investment Trends and Opportunities in Water

This webcast presented by Bluefield’s team addresses how will opportunities in the market shift post-COVID shock? Bluefield’s Insight Service clients receive full access to the... »



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Synthetic Aperture Radar and Its Fascinating Applications in the Water Sector with James Perry

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