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Insight Service: Digital Water

Bluefield Breakfast Briefing 2019: The Future of Water

Bluefield Research recently held an invitation-only Breakfast Briefing for clients and water industry professionals. The presentation and panel discussion, led by Bluefield’s team of water experts t... »


03 Jun 2019 Analyst Perspective

Water Innovation Ecosystems: Facilitating the Digital Water Journey

The global market landscape for digital water continues to evolve. This was evidenced at a recent event in Miami, Florida, where Bluefield Research’s Digital Water Research Director, Eric Bindler, p... »


27 Apr 2019 Research Note

Arcadis Maintains Focus on Digital Growth with EAMS Group Acquisition

On 28 March 2019, Netherlands-based engineering & consulting firm Arcadis N.V. announced its decision to acquire a majority stake in EAMS Group, a privately- held digital asset management software... »


17 Apr 2019 Analyst Perspective

How Digital is Transforming the Future of Water

Companies are applying advanced data and analytics solutions to make more informed decisions across water, wastewater, and stormwater. This presentation by Bluefield President Reese Tisdale, first giv... »


03 Feb 2019 Quarterly Insight

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 insights highlights... »


22 Jan 2019 Research Note

Unplugged, GE Digital Sharpens Focus on Water

On 13 December 2018, diversified U.S. industrial firm General Electric announced the spinoff of its software unit, GE Digital. The new, US$1.2 billion firm will remain a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE.... »


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
Research Note

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... »


27 Nov 2018 Analyst Perspective

Water Utilities Evolution Toward Advanced Asset Management

This presentation was first given by Bluefield Vice President Keith Hays at the Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure Forum in London. Key questions addressed: What is a connected journey for a water... »


15 Nov 2018
Research Note

United Utilities EMAGINs Its Water Utility Future

In October, U.K.-water service provider United Utilities announced it had signed a framework agreement with Canadian start-up EMAGIN Clean Technologies Inc. The agreement drives the third largest wate... »


18 Oct 2018
Data Insight

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... »


10 Oct 2018
Research Note

Suez Accelerates Digital Water Offering, Completes Stake in Optimatics

On 1 October 2018, Suez announced the acquisition of the entire share capital of Optimatics via its venture capital fund, Suez Ventures. In adding Optimatics to its suite of digital water products for... »


26 Sep 2018
Research Note

Jain Adds ETwater, Reaffirms Digital Strategy

Advancements in data acquisition equipment, communications networks, and data analytics and visualization platforms have ushered in a new era of technology applications within traditional agriculture ... »


20 Sep 2018
Research Note

XPV Increases Exposure to Digital Water with Metasphere Buyout

On 30 August 2018, UK-based Metasphere Ltd. announced the execution of a management buyout from owners Kaye Enterprises funded by private equity firm XPV Water Partners. XPV has increased its exposure... »


11 Sep 2018
Company Insight

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 ... »




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