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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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PFAS: Drinking Water Treatment Regulations, Technologies, and Remediation Forecast 2022–2030Highly affected U.S. states, such as Michigan, New York, and New Jersey have sought to implement their own regulatory limits on PFAS concentrations in drinking...
15 May. 2022
Biosolids Management: Business Models & Utility StrategiesScaling capital and operational expenditure demands on more than 20,000 wastewater treatment plants across the U.S. were already squeezing municipal and utility budgets prior to...
3 Aug. 2020
PFAS, The Next Challenge for Water Utilities: Emerging Regulations, Technologies, and Forecasts, 2020-2030The health dangers from PFAS compounds—a class of several thousand chemicals with a seven-decade legacy of military, industrial, and commercial use nationwide—have risen dramatically in...
2 Jun. 2020
Emerging Contaminants Move into Wastewater Biosolid Management OutlookOn 12 July 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) including amendments related to emerging contaminants,...
25 Jul. 2019
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U.S. Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2019The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for over US$108 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators...
18 Mar. 2019
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights