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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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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
SouthWest Water, Corix Merger Shuffles Utility LeaderboardOn 29 August 2022, Corix Infrastructure Inc. and SouthWest Water Company announced the merger of the two companies’ water and wastewater businesses, including Corix-owned Utilities,...
14 Sep. 2022
U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2022The third quarter of 2022 saw an uptick in activity from Q2 2022, with 46 acquisition approvals adding over 79,000 new connections. During the same...
5 Dec. 2022
Investor-Owned Water Utilities: M&A, Market Share, and Competitive StrategiesOwnership of water and wastewater utilities in the U.S. is highly fragmented, including a wide range of stakeholders: municipalities, utility districts, homeowners’ associations, and investor-owned...
7 Dec. 2022
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Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q4 2022The pace of global water M&A has begun to pick up speed, returning to pre-pandemic levels. So far this year, Bluefield has recorded 300 deals...
22 Dec. 2022
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
Canada’s EPCOR Acts on Arizona Water CutsAmid the ongoing supply shortage in the Colorado River Basin, the city of Scottsdale codified a Drought Management Plan that bans hauling water beyond the...
27 Feb. 2023
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