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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: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2023As the U.S. rolls out new regulations for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other pollutants, utilities are looking at increased capital investments. These trends—coupled with...
15 Feb. 2023
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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
U.S. Investor-Owned Water Utilities: M&A Deals & Trends, Q3 2017More than US$187 million of acquisitions for 28 deals were completed in the second quarter of this year. While American Water and Aqua America further built...
2 Aug. 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
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
Third-Party O&M for Water and Wastewater UtilitiesEnabled by lower barriers to entry across a fragmented addressable market, O&M providers represent the lion’s share of private participation by systems. Of the 2,073...
10 Dec. 2019
Private Water Utility Ownership in Texas: Competitive Landscape, Geographic Positioning, and Market TrendsIn response to the growing interest in private participation in Texas water utilities, Bluefield’s team of water experts has mapped system ownership positions across the...
11 Sep. 2022
Fair Market Value: Key Policies, Acquisition Trends, and CompaniesBluefield has tracked approximately 1,200 water deals submitted for regulatory approval since 2015, with only 8% having been executed using FMV. The legislation has historically...
2 Mar. 2023