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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.
Total Addressable Market for Water & Wastewater Utilities: U.S. Benchmarks for Owner Market Share and Consolidation Opportunities
The U.S. water and wastewater landscape is heavily fragmented across 48,587 community water systems serving 313 million people and 23,481 wastewater treatment facilities serving an estimated 267 million people. From municipalities to investor-owned utilities, organizations are evaluating consolidation strategies. Bluefield’s Total Addressable Market analysis sizes this market opportunity and estimates utility ownership of the country’s 183 million customer connections at US$977 billion.
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Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, Market Outlook, Q3 2022Globally, water markets and companies are addressing a wide range of challenges, from climate-related impacts to supply chain disruptions. As anticipated, nearly all companies mention...
20 Jul. 2022
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
Global Desalination: Market Trends, Ownership Rankings, and Forecast, 2022–2028Climate shifts are putting additional stress on existing water supplies in select markets like Australia, the western U.S. and Latin America. At the same time,...
30 Jun. 2022
Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global LandscapeWater related M&A activity has been robust over the last three years, surpassing US$57 billion, globally, since the start of 2014. Intensifying concerns over water...
29 Apr. 2017
Melbourne Contract Reflects Value of DesalWater supplies in Melbourne have declined annually since 2012, while water consumption levels have increased. To boost supply, water authorities plan to procure 50 gigalitres...
5 Apr. 2016
IWPs Feast on Oman’s Rising Water DemandIWPs Feast on Oman’s Rising Water Demand addresses Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) water supply agreement with a consortium of Valoriza Water, Oman...
30 Mar. 2016
Public-Private Partnerships in Water, 2016-2020New report analyzing public-private partnerships in the global water industry -- available for online purchase and immediate download.
18 Feb. 2016
Oil Falls, Private Water Rises in Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia’s Ministry of Water and Electricity has implemented a water tariff increase to residential customers. This effort to improve cost recovery for water supply...
16 Feb. 2016
Private Water Utilities: Global Rankings & Company StrategiesGlobal Rankings of the top Private Water Utilities: Available for online purchase and immediate download
8 Jun. 2015
New Strategies Emerge in Oman Desal TenderOn 20 March 2015, Oman Power and Water Procurement Co (OPWP) released a list of 12 consortiums, including 22 companies, with statements of qualifications to...
2 Jun. 2015
Japanese Water Players: Portfolio Trends & AnalysisA core group of seven major Japanese trading houses are ramping up for greater acquisition activity and expansion in 2015 to build out their water...
4 Feb. 2015