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US & Canada Industrial Water

Ostara Acquires Multiform, Signalling Industrial Nutrient Recovery Opportunity

On 3 January 2019, Ostara Nutrient Recovery announced the acquisition of Multiform Harvest. Based in Seattle, Washington, Multiform’s technology is designed to recover phosphorus from industrial was... »


10 Dec 2018
Market Insight

Opportunities in U.S. Industrial Water: Market Size, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-2022

Now available for download. Order and receive immediate online access. Sample Slides available. Industrial demand for water & wastewater management, from supply to discharge, is gaining intensity.... »


13 Nov 2018 Quarterly Insight

Water for Fracking: Forecasts and Trends in Water Management, Q4 2018

The hydraulic fracturing landscape continues to evolve, with water management and related costs playing a more significant role. This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transaction details, and ... »


SUEZ Water Strategy Breakdown: Integrating its Portfolio of Industrial Solutions

This Company Insight provides an in-depth look at Suez’s finances, recent acquisitions, and positioning in the global water market amongst its peers. Suez is the second largest water services provi... »


06 Aug 2018
Company Insight

Evoqua Strategy Breakdown: Rebuilding a Water Solutions Portfolio

Evoqua holds a strong position as a water pure-play, particularly in U.S. industrial markets. The company has restructured internally, expanding its portfolio of solutions and products via M&A... »


21 Jul 2018
Market Insight

Water for Power: Market Trends, Opportunities & Forecasts, 2019-2028

The electric power sector, which represents 41% of U.S. water withdrawals, is proceeding with its fuel-switching transformation, sparked by a mix of economic drivers, climate change, and fuel options.... »


09 Jul 2018
Research Note

EPA Rolling Back Mining Wastewater Regs – Tailings, Water-related Risk Endures

On 26 June 2018, the EPA Administrator released a memo directing relevant offices to limit EPA authority under Section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act. This section of the law currently provides EPA wit... »


06 Jun 2018
Data Insight

Water for Hydraulic Fracturing: Market Size, Trends & Forecasts, 2018-2027

The hydraulic fracturing sector’s call for water management solutions continues as the resurgence of drilling activity has been maintained over the past 24 months. Signals from energy markets are p... »


06 Jun 2018
Research Note

Foxconn Taps Lake Michigan for Water Supplies

On 28 April 2018, Wisconsin’s Department of Water Resources (DNR) approved a water diversion application submitted by the City of Racine to increase its annual withdrawals from Lake Michigan by 7 mi... »


04 Jun 2018
Data Insight

U.S. EPA Industrial Consent Decrees: Sector Impacts, Trends, and Penalties

The EPA has issued 112 consent decrees since 1999 to industrial companies violating the Clean Water Act, resulting in approximately US$6.5 billion in civil penalties and US$2.7 billion in compliance c... »


13 May 2018
Research Note

BASF, Solenis Find Common Ground in Water

On 2 May 2018, BASF and Solenis signed an agreement to combine BASF’s paper wet-end and water chemicals business with that of Solenis. Ownership of the new company, retaining the Solenis name, will ... »


04 May 2018
Market Insight

U.S. Airport Water Reuse & Water Management: Market Size, Drivers, and Applications

Airport authorities, municipalities, airlines, and rental car companies are investing in airport-based water reuse. Bluefield has identified 22 existing and planned airport projects projects with reus... »


03 May 2018 Research Note

Intel Chips in with Water Reuse

On 23 April 2018, Intel Corporation highlighted its ensuing completion of a US$25 million water recycling facility at its Ronler Acres manufacturing location in Hillsboro, Oregon. Initially announced ... »


26 Feb 2018 Analyst Presentation

Water and Mining: What in the World is Happening with Tailings?

A joint presentation by Bluefield and WesTech at the SME Annual Conference in Minneapolis, looks at how the mining industry is changing.  Recent price upswing has kick-started project expansions and ... »


Salesforce Unveils Decentralized Reuse System; Harbinger of Water Sector Transformation

Salesforce.com recently announced its new corporate headquarters in San Francisco will feature the largest on-site water recycling system in a commercial high rise in the U.S.  The system is engineered to reduce... »


Water-Energy Nexus: Water Utilities to Benefit from Advanced Power Sector Solutions

To date, the water and power sector verticals have coexisted as customers of one another, rather than as partners in managing energy and water flows within the municipal networks. A paradigm shift is underway... »


07 Dec 2017
Data Insight
All services

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. ... »


14 Nov 2017
Data Insight

Coal Ash Ponds: Regulatory and Market Trends for Water Solutions Providers

Market forces are rapidly undermining the U.S. electric power sector’s reliance on coal and increasing pressure on utilities to take action.  The EPA recently finalized the Coal Combustion Residual... »




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