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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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American States, IOUs Target Military Water ContractsOn 12 July 2016, American States Utility Services was awarded a US$510 million military services contract with the U.S. Air Force. Bluefield analyzes impact...
1 Aug. 2016
U.S. Private Water Utilities: Market Trends, Strategies, and Opportunities, 2016Private water utilities, currently accounting for 15% of the U.S. water market, are poised to take on a much greater role. Deteriorating water infrastructure is...
5 Sep. 2016
Market-Based Opportunities for Private Water Players: U.S. Military Service ContractsOnce dominated by a few select players, military service contracts now offer market-based opportunities for private water companies. While investor-owned utilities in the U.S. rely heavily...
14 Nov. 2016
Eversource’s $1.68B Water Deal Indicates Renewed Convergence of U.S. Critical InfrastructureOne 2 June 2017, Eversource Energy, New England’s largest energy provider, announced plans to acquire Aquarion Water, the region’s largest private water company for $1.68...
8 Jun. 2017
How Widespread are Municipal Water Utility Buy-backs?The Town of Milford, Massachusetts is acquiring its water company--privately-held Milford Water Company for US$63 million. At the center of municipal utility buy-backs
6 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
U.S. Private Water Market: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2018This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends in financial performance, O&M contracts, M&A transactions, and competitive shifts in the U.S. private water market. Bluefield’s team of...
22 Dec. 2018
U.S. Private Water Utilities: Drivers, Competitive Landscape and Acquisition Trends, 2019This new Focus Report from Bluefield Research provides an in-depth analysis of the changing investor-owned utility landscape in the U.S., including key policy drivers, M&A...
31 May. 2019
U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2019The third quarter of 2019 signals increasing opportunities for growth across the U.S. private water market. This quarterly insight highlights key trends, transactions, and competitive shifts...
22 Oct. 2019
U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q1 2020This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transactions, and competitive shifts in the U.S. private water market. Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks company financials, mergers...
15 Jan. 2020