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U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy Activity in Water Management, Q2 2023
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent 7th Drinking Water Needs Survey and Assessment, there are currently an estimated 9.1 million lead service lines (LSLs) across the country, with Florida estimated to have the greatest number of LSLs at 1.1 million. Through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, US$15 billion in funding will be available over the 2022–2025 period to address LSL replacement.
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Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2023Multiple large-scale acquisitions and sell-offs have come to fruition heading into 2023. Water giant Xylem announced the acquisition of Evoqua Water Technologies for US$7.5 billion,...
23 Feb. 2023
Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, Market Outlook, Q4 2022A new normal lies before global water markets in which capital for infrastructure investment is more expensive; as such, soaring energy prices are impacting utility...
1 Nov. 2022
Private Water Awards Signal Growth in BrazilIn contrast to the private investment in other Brazilian infrastructure sectors (e.g., energy, transportation), the pace and scope in the water and sanitation sector has...
31 May. 2022
Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2021The second quarter of 2021 was marked by severe climate events directly affecting water supplies for residents and businesses, regional funding rollouts for developing and...
14 Jun. 2021
Brazil Private Water Market Surges: Tender Analysis, Competitive Positioning, and Water Market TrendsBrazil’s water sector is undergoing an overhaul with the focus on reaching universal water and sewer service coverage by 2030. A combination of lackluster progress...
19 Jan. 2021
Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure – Latin AmericaThis Market Insight covers the policies and economics of PPPs in Latin America. Bluefield provides an in-depth view of the PPP landscape in each country,...
17 Sep. 2018
Latin America Private Water Utilities: Company Rankings & Trends, 2016Bluefield ranks the top 15 Latin American consolidated private water utilities in Latin America. Weakening of regional currencies and droughts led to a 21% drop from...
16 Aug. 2016
Brazil Water Firms Trudge Toward ConsolidationOn 2 April 2016, the Justice Department for the State of Rio de Janeiro initiated a second auction in attempts to sell off Grupo Galvão...
20 Apr. 2016
Public-Private Partnerships in Water, 2016-2020New report analyzing public-private partnerships in the global water industry -- available for online purchase and immediate download.
18 Feb. 2016
Mato Grosso do Sul Explores Wastewater PPPOn 24 September 2015, the state government of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, announced plans to accelerate its wastewater network build-out through a public-private partnership...
7 Oct. 2015