Custom guidance to address targeted opportunities and challenges in water

Bluefield supports private equity companies, financial investors, hardware and equipment providers, utilities, technology and service companies, seeking custom guidance to address targeted opportunities and challenges in water.

We have a proven track record.

Consulting engagements leverage Bluefield’s proven research methodology, access to a network of over 20,000 industry professionals, and ongoing analysis of the water sector’s market environment. Our consulting team has supported over 200 projects to date, guiding due diligence/M&A, driving business development and sales strategy, and supporting product development for companies across the water value chain.

We know market research.

Our diverse industry and market research experience, coupled with a demonstrated research methodology and analytical framework, enables our team to deliver impactful, actionable market intelligence. We have been providing consulting services to the water industry for over 10 years, and prior to that, our management team has provided custom research to companies in related industries including renewable energy, power and telecoms.

We focus solely on water, wastewater and stormwater across global municipal and industrial sectors.

We recognize that our clients have options, including internal resources and general consultants. Our dedicated focus — exclusively on water — provides our clients with the most relevant strategy support.

When it comes to answering big questions or solving complex problems, having a partner like Bluefield Research can be a game-changer. Their research helps bring our insights to life and drive the kind of change that improves quality of life. They are a collaborative partner, and we realize significant value from working with them.

Greg Osthues Water Service Line Director, Arcadis

How does Bluefield approach each engagement?


Bluefield fosters a collaborative, flexible approach supporting client decisions with highly customized interaction, analysis, and deliverables. Existing research and references serve as a key starting point for projects that require more targeted, granular analysis specific to clients’ challenges and opportunities.


Primary research, tapping into our wide global network of water industry contacts, is a core component to our research process, analysis, and recommendations. These insights are delivered in user-friendly formats to meet a range of decision-making and communication needs.


Our team is available for discussion well after the project has concluded to support a long-term relationship. Beyond static insights, our commitment allows for ongoing strategy reviews through workshops and actionable support to strategy, marketing, and business development teams.

Advance your water strategy with custom research from our team of experts.