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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
Aegion, Big Water Deals on the Menu for OutsidersSt. Louis, Missouri-based Aegion Corporation announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm New Mountain Capital. The...
3 Mar. 2021
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
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