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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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EU’s Sustainability Directive Alters Industrial Water OutlookOn 5 January 2023, the European Union enacted the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). Adopted by the European Parliament in November 2022, the directive provides...
6 Feb. 2023
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
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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
Corporate Sustainability: Water Management Trends and Strategies for Leading Food & Beverage CompaniesBluefield Research has identified ten of the largest food & beverage companies, globally, and evaluated their water management positions and strategies. These companies’ strategies, which...
27 Jan. 2022
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
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