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Total Addressable Market for Water & Wastewater Utilities: U.S. Benchmarks for Owner Market Share and Consolidation Opportunities
The U.S. water and wastewater landscape is heavily fragmented across 48,587 community water systems serving 313 million people and 23,481 wastewater treatment facilities serving an estimated 267 million people. From municipalities to investor-owned utilities, organizations are evaluating consolidation strategies. Bluefield’s Total Addressable Market analysis sizes this market opportunity and estimates utility ownership of the country’s 183 million customer connections at US$977 billion.
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Stormwater Opportunity Reinforces Quikrete DealOn 22 February 2021, Quikrete Holdings announced a US$2.74 billion acquisition of pipe & infrastructure supplier Forterra. This deal—one of three water-focused acquisitions exceeding one...
12 Mar. 2021
U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook Q2, 2020The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for approximately US$110 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures.
8 May. 2020
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
A Material Shift in the U.S. Pipe Market: Changing Product & Vendor Landscape for Water InfrastructureThe 2.2 million miles of drinking water pipe and 1.8 million miles of wastewater pipe installed across the U.S. vary in material type depending largely...
11 Mar. 2020
NW Pipe Seeks Material Growth in GenevaOn 3 February 2020, Northwest Pipe Company (NW Pipe) announced its acquisition of Orem, Utah-based Geneva Pipe and Precast. The US$49.4 million transaction closed on...
21 Feb. 2020
Forterra Cleans Up Pipe Position in WaterIn the aftermath of six acquisitions, totaling US$1.03 billion since the start of 2016, rapidly ascendant pipe supplier Forterra has taken a step to offload...
17 Jul. 2017
U.S. Municipal Pipe Markets: Trends, Opportunities, and a Changing Competitive Landscape in WaterThe new installation and rehabilitation of underground municipal infrastructure in the U.S. represents 51%, or US$272 billion, of forecasted capital expenditures over the next ten...
4 May. 2017