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IIJA Aims to Reduce Backlog of U.S. Tribal Water, Sewer Infrastructure Needs
Recent federal funding outlays—including the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and the US$1.7 trillion OMNIBUS bill passed in December 2022—have given the Indian Health Service historically high levels of access to federal funding. The allocations aim to address longstanding deficiencies in drinking water and sewer infrastructure for tribal communities.
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U.S. Private Water Market: Opportunities & Strategies, 2014U.S. private water markets are poised for significant growth. With an infrastructure investment gap of more than US$500 billion for drinking water and wastewater treatment...
21 Jul. 2014
American States, IOUs Target Military Water ContractsOn 12 July 2016, American States Utility Services was awarded a US$510 million military services contract with the U.S. Air Force. Bluefield analyzes impact...
1 Aug. 2016
U.S. Private Water Utilities: Market Trends, Strategies, and Opportunities, 2016Private water utilities, currently accounting for 15% of the U.S. water market, are poised to take on a much greater role. Deteriorating water infrastructure is...
5 Sep. 2016
Market-Based Opportunities for Private Water Players: U.S. Military Service ContractsOnce dominated by a few select players, military service contracts now offer market-based opportunities for private water companies. While investor-owned utilities in the U.S. rely heavily...
14 Nov. 2016
Eversource’s $1.68B Water Deal Indicates Renewed Convergence of U.S. Critical InfrastructureOne 2 June 2017, Eversource Energy, New England’s largest energy provider, announced plans to acquire Aquarion Water, the region’s largest private water company for $1.68...
8 Jun. 2017
U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater: Defining the Addressable Market for Private InvestmentEstablished investor-owned utility companies – and a host of potential outside financial investors are refining their strategies to expand or develop their positions in U.S water
13 Nov. 2017
Municipalities Monetizing Water, Wastewater Assets Under FMV LegislationOn 1 November 2017, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission unanimously approved the US$159 million sale of the wastewater system owned by the Municipal Authority of...
13 Dec. 2017
U.S. Investor Owned Water Utilities: M&A Deals and Trends, Year-End 2017In 2017, the water industry completed more than US$2.11 billion of investor-owned utility (IOU) acquisitions — across 90 deals. Another 65 pending deals worth US$308...
29 Jan. 2018
Outsourcing O&M for Water & Wastewater Utilities: Contracts, Competitive Landscape, and TrendsCompanies across the water sector value chain are leveraging their positions to build a presence in water and wastewater utility O&M operations. Third-party, private firms in...
1 Mar. 2018
U.S. Private Water Market: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2018This 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...
22 Dec. 2018
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights