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Our Insight Reports provide deep-dive analyses into global topics, including water infrastructure, industrial water management, digital solutions, and more. Available for online purchase, buyers receive immediate access to the reports.
The Global Water Metering Landscape: Technology Shifts, Competitive Strategies, and Market Outlook
The century-old water metering market is at an inflection point, as a host of new digitally enabled technologies and business models transform global water utilities’ relationships with their meters and meter providers. Against this backdrop, metering vendors face a host of macroeconomic, regulatory, and competitive shifts, from COVID-related supply chain shortages to a growing roster of agile newcomers and outsiders looking in.
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Aliaxis Next Ventures into Digital WaterIn August 2022, Brussels-based water management solutions provider, Aliaxis, announced its acquisition of Aquarius Spectrum, an Israel-based digital leakage management and pipeline condition assessment startup....
18 Sep. 2022
Connecting Water Infrastructure: Telecom Company Strategies in the Global Digital Water MarketThe growing digitization of the global water, wastewater, and stormwater industry is creating significant utility demand for telecommunications solutions. Utilities are collecting and moving more...
8 Jul. 2021
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2020After driving significant declines in project, M&A, and venture capital activity in Q2 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had more mixed impacts on the global digital...
29 Dec. 2020
Badger Meter Moves Upstream with s::canOn 3 November 2020, Badger Meter, a U.S.-based provider of water utility metering solutions, announced its acquisition of s::can GmbH for €27.0 million (US$31.7 million)...
2 Dec. 2020
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, 2018 Year in ReviewOverall, 2018 was a strong year for digital water, with growing interest among municipal water utilities seeking to engage in data-driven technologies and solutions. This...
3 Feb. 2019
Venture and Growth Capital: Transactions & Trends in Digital Water, 2009-2018Venture capital continues to emerge as a key financing mechanism to accelerate growth, particularly as academic spin-offs and new market entrants seek to scale in...
18 Oct. 2018
Xylem Smart Water Strategy Breakdown: The Creation of a Market Leading PortfolioXylem eyes nascent developments around smart infrastructure and data analytics as key catalysts for future growth opportunities in water. Since 2015, Xylem has made a...
9 Jul. 2018
Company ProfileProfiles of key organizations in water, what they do, how they perform, etc.
SJW Lands Rare, Cross Country Water Utility DealOn 15 March 2018, SJW Group (SJW) and Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (CTWS) announced plans to merge in an all-stock transaction, priced at US$750 million....
2 Apr. 2018
Global Smart Water Markets: Current and Future Trends (iAgua)Presentation by Bluefield VP and Co-Founder Keith Hays at the iAgua summit in Madrid. Mr. Hays addresses current and future trends in global smart water...
3 Oct. 2017
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