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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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Water Reuse Gains Toehold in New York StateThe population of New York’s metropolitan area is placing significant stress on groundwater aquifers, the primary source of the area’s water supply. As a result,...
13 Sep. 2021
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U.S. Municipal Utility Forecast: Refining the Impacts of the Pandemic on Water Utility CAPEXThe COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything the municipal water sector has undergone in over a century. For this reason, Bluefield’s team of water experts has...
14 Jun. 2021
Measuring COVID-19 Impacts on Utility Planning: Sizing Capital Improvement Plans for Water & WastewaterUncertainty precipitated by the COVID-19 economic disruption has left utilities in a difficult situation, particularly for those transitioning into new fiscal years. Annually, July 1...
12 Oct. 2020
U.S. Municipal Water Infrastructure: Utility Strategies & CAPEX Forecasts, 2018-2027Capital expenditures (CAPEX) for U.S. municipal water, wastewater infrastructure, and stormwater are forecasted to exceed $683 billion over the next decade. Bolstered by an average...
30 Mar. 2018
U.S. Municipal Water Infrastructure: Utility Strategies & CAPEX Forecasts, 2016-2025More than 50% of U.S. municipal water & wastewater infrastructure is nearing the end of its useful life with over 240,000 water main breaks per...
10 Sep. 2016