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US & Canada Municipal Water Infrastructure

24 Jul 2019 Quarterly Insight

U.S. Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2019

The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for over US$108 billion in public spend annually, when considering both capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators and vendors seek oppo... »


16 Jul 2019 Company Insight
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Danaher Water Strategy Breakdown: Building a Leading Water Business

With more than 30 operating companies, 67,000 employees and US$19.9 billion in 2018 total revenues, Washington, D.C.-based Danaher Corporation has built-up its role in the municipal and industrial wat... »


25 Jun 2019 Research Note

Seeking Fair Market Value for Water in Texas

On 10 June 2019, the Texas Legislature passed HB 3542, which will enable regulated water companies to pay a fair market value (FMV) for the purchase of water and wastewater systems in the state. Prior... »


Almost 50 years with The Clean Water Act: Analyzing Federal & State Enforcement Approaches and Trends

The impact of the Clean Water Act (CWA) on U.S. waterways and surface water bodies has been significant over the last 47 years and one that should not be overlooked. At its passing in 1972, on the hee... »


U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater Utility Rate Index, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, Bluefield Research has embarked upon an analysis of the water and wastewater rates in the U.S. and the impacts on residential bills. Ratepayers represent the primary s... »


Bluefield Breakfast Briefing ACE 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... »


05 Jun 2019 Analyst Presentation

Innovative Strategies for Municipal Water Reuse (Webinar)

Bluefield water experts Reese Tisdale and Erin Bonney Casey recently presented: Innovative Strategies for Municipal Water Reuse, a webinar in collaboration with the WateReuse Association. This analyst... »


05 Jun 2019 Research Note

PFAS Regulation for Water Advances Through State Actions

The U.S. regulatory environment addressing PFAS has picked up pace over the last two months. On 29 May 2019, the State of New Hampshire filed a lawsuit against Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFA... »


U.S. Private Water Utilities: Drivers, Competitive Landscape and Acquisition Trends, 2019

Now available for purchase and Insight Service Client download.  The U.S. water & wastewater utility landscape continues to evolve with established investor-owned utility companies– and a host... »


17 May 2019 Research Note

Nutrient Treatment Evolves with New Regulations

Advanced utility solutions for nutrient pollution impacting U.S. waterways are finding traction in new project developments, such as Missouri American’s Lake Carmel project. This activity is being d... »


Funding U.S. Water & Wastewater Infrastructure: Analyzing Government Sources for Project Development

Municipal utility infrastructure in the U.S. is recognized for its much needed investment across more than 49,000, 18,000, and 2,400 community water, wastewater, and stormwater systems, respectively. ... »


22 Mar 2019 Research Note

Toro Charges into Municipal Water Infrastructure with Charles Machine Works Acquisition

On 15 February 2019, The Toro Company, a U.S. landscaping and irrigation equipment supplier, announced its acquisition of Oklahoma-based Charles Machine Works (CMW) for US$700 million. Within water &a... »


18 Mar 2019 Research Note

LA Sources Water Locally with US$8b Reuse Plan

On 21 February 2019 the Mayor of Los Angeles announced the city’s proposed plan to recycle 100% of its wastewater effluent by 2035. In doing so, the city estimates US$8 billion of infrastructure inv... »


02 Jan 2019 Research Note

El Paso Closes Water Loop with Direct Potable Reuse System

El Paso Water in Texas is receiving renewed attention as its water utility is poised to become the first large U.S. city to adopt direct potable reuse (DPR). The DPR Advanced Water Purification projec... »


22 Dec 2018 Quarterly Insight

U.S. Private Water Market: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2018

This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends in financial performance, O&M contracts, M&A transactions, and competitive shifts in the U.S. private water market. Bluefield’s team of water exp... »


19 Nov 2018
Data Insight

The U.S. Water Conference Landscape: Focus, Themes, and Corporate Influencers, 2018

Water industry conferences and tradeshows serve as a central meeting point for companies across the value chain to showcase their experiences and capabilities, from products-to-services. At the same t... »




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21 Nov 2019 Municipal utility focus on resiliency, aging water infrastructure drives 10-Year, $234 billion Pipe Network Forecast

14 Nov 2019 Report: $234 billion in spending expected over next decade for municipal pipe networks