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U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy Activity in Water Management, Q2 2023
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent 7th Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment, there are currently an estimated 9.1 million lead service lines (LSLs) across the country, with Florida estimated to have the greatest number of LSLs at 1.1 million. Through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, US$15 billion in funding will be available over the 2022–2025 period to address LSL replacement.
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Engineering the Digital Water Future: EPC Firms’ Evolving Market StrategiesTo compete with established digital water vendors, EPCs must rethink their conventional billable hour business models, products, and go-to-market strategies, adopting elements of software and...
3 Oct. 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
Engineering Firms Refine Digital Water Strategies with Flurry of New ProductsThe unveiling of new digital water brands and product offerings in recent months by global engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) firms highlights their evolving strategies...
14 Jun. 2021
Global Headwinds Set Black & Veatch Water on New CourseBlack & Veatch’s recent organizational changes in water highlight underlying market shifts that are influencing engineering firms’ strategies, globally. For instance, utility service providers in...
9 Feb. 2021
Competitive Trends in the Digital Water MarketBluefield’s water experts recently presented their analysis on the global competitive landscape for digital water solutions, with a focus on the leading players and their...
17 Nov. 2020
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Bentley IPO Signals Upside for Digital Twins in WaterOn 22 September 2020, U.S.-based infrastructure engineering software provider Bentley Systems launched its initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq stock exchange, raising US$236.5 million...
13 Oct. 2020
Engineering a Digital Water Future: EPC Strategies in an Accelerating Market LandscapeEngineering Consultancies (EPCs) are prioritizing digital water. In response to the shifting landscape, select EPCs are taking on new roles as digital water solutions providers
28 Sep. 2020
The U.S. Water Conference Landscape: Focus, Themes, and Corporate Influencers, 2018Bluefield Research has embarked upon analysis of 2,649 conference proceedings at eleven regional and national conferences in 2018 to identify key influencers, both corporate and...
19 Nov. 2018
Competitive Landscape in Water: Engineering Procurement & Construction Firm Rankings and Positioning, 2018Engineering procurement and construction (EPC) firms play a pivotal role in the decision-making processes for municipal water and wastewater utilities. While their expansive capabilities range,...
27 Sep. 2018
Water, M&A Reshuffle Consolidating EPC SectorThe EPC sector is seeing a wave of consolidation according to Bluefield Research. Alberta-based Stantec has moved to acquire Colorado-based MWH Global for US $795...
18 Apr. 2016