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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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Industrial Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q4 2022Bluefield has observed water risks being a larger focal point in industrial water strategies and planning measures. Sourcing alternative water supplies and investing in water...
29 Nov. 2022
Corporate Sustainability: Water Management Targets and Goals, 2022The establishment of water-related goals and management strategies within corporate sustainability plans is increasingly evident, globally. Motivated by myriad pain points ranging from water risks,...
22 Nov. 2022
Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q3 2021“Water positivity” takes hold within corporate water sustainability. Since Microsoft announced its goal to become water positive by 2030, companies across various industries including PepsiCo,...
8 Oct. 2021
Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q3 2021The first half of 2021 saw the highest six-month deal flow recorded by Bluefield to date with 239 deals. The private water and digital water...
30 Sep. 2021
The “Amazon Effect” on Packaging, Water ManagementThe growing prevalence of online purchasing and door-to-door deliveries, even in the absence of COVID, has been accelerating on the heels of the “Amazon Effect”—disruption...
9 Jul. 2021
Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q2 2021In Q1 2021, the COVID-19 recovery is palpable across many verticals, particularly in regions of the world with high vaccination rates.
16 Jun. 2021
Water for Automotive: Market Disruption to Reshape Industry OutlookAs the auto industry transitions over the next decade to alternative-fueled vehicles, including electric, hydrogen, and hybrids, greenfield development of new facilities in new geographies...
16 Apr. 2021
Corporate Sustainability Targets: Water Management Trends across Ten Key IndustriesIncreasingly, publicly traded companies are publishing annual sustainability or corporate social responsibility reports which track resource use and environmental footprint across operations, including
5 Feb. 2020
A New DuPont Strengthens Water, Membrane PositionOn 3 October 2019, DuPont announced the acquisition of the Evoqua Water Technologies’ MEMCOR® business line. Memcor is a vertically integrated membrane supplier to the...
31 Oct. 2019
U.S. Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2019The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for approximately US$110 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators,...
29 Oct. 2019