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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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El Paso Closes Water Loop with Direct Potable Reuse SystemEl Paso Water in Texas is receiving renewed attention as its water utility is poised to become the first large U.S. city to adopt direct...
2 Jan. 2019
Innovyze Strategy Breakdown: The Growth Strategy of a Smart Water Pure PlayBluefield analysts provide insight into how, when and why key decisions were made that collectively enabled Innovyze to sustain a remarkable run of growth and...
11 Sep. 2018
Company ProfileProfiles of key organizations in water, what they do, how they perform, etc.
Arcadis, SEAMS Ready for Smart Water GrowthOn 10 January 2018, asset management software developer SEAMS Ltd. announced its aquisition by Netherlands- based EPC consultancy Arcadis NV. With this acquisition, Arcadis boosts...
18 Jan. 2018
Global Water M&A: Transactions and Trends in Technology, Equipment, & Services, Q4 2017Forecasted demand for infrastructure rehabilitation projects, and demand for water and wastewater services in developed and developing markets have made it a seller’s market. Competition...
14 Nov. 2017
U.S. Municipal Water Reuse: Opportunities, Outlook, & Competitive Landscape 2017-2027The need to secure future water supplies, in the face of increasing demand and uncertain water availability, is driving adoption of water reuse. Bluefield forecasts...
12 Sep. 2017
Jacobs Moves CH2M Water into M&A CrosshairsOn 19 June 2017, advanced M&A discussions between Jacobs Engineering Group and CH2M were reported on Wall Street. The joining of these two companies would...
25 Jul. 2017
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
EQT, Innovyze Set Benchmark for Smart WaterCanadian design firm Stantec announced an agreement to sell water infrastructure modelling firm Innovyze to private equity firm EQT Partners. Innovyze marks the second smart...
30 Mar. 2017
Anglian Smartens Flood Control CapabilitiesAnglian Water, the largest UK water utility, has selected US-based water utility software and analytics provider Innovyze’s InfoWorks ICM product for sewer network modeling.
19 Aug. 2016
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