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23 Apr 2024

Investor-Owned Utilities: Market Overview and Company Rankings 
The U.S. water and wastewater utility 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. But within this landscape, an evolving roster of investor-owned utilities is reshaping the market by carving out regional and national positions—regulated and non-regulated—through M&A and organic growth.

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Opportunities in the U.S. Private Water Market 

In this client presentation, Bluefield’s team of water experts presented an overview of the total addressable market for utility consolidation and the latest trends in...
27 Jul. 2023
Analyst PresentationIndustry presentations given by our team of water experts at water conferences and other speaking engagements.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Private Water

Central States Water Quietly Builds Utility Platform 

Bluefield’s Q3 2019, quarterly tracking and analysis of IOU M&A activity in the U.S. has uncovered new market entries for investor-owned utility Central States Water...
16 Oct. 2019
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Private Water

What’s behind NextEra Water’s Retreat? 

Just one year after establishing a foothold in the water and wastewater utility sector, NextEra’s leadership team has pulled the plug on its brief venture...
18 Apr. 2023
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
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Canada’s EPCOR Acts on Arizona Water Cuts 

Amid the ongoing supply shortage in the Colorado River Basin, the city of Scottsdale codified a Drought Management Plan that bans hauling water beyond the...
27 Feb. 2023
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
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Take Two: JEA Seeks Bidders for Water Utility Assets 

On 14 October 2019, the JEA (formerly Jacksonville Electric Authority) evaluation committee released the names of eight companies—with one company undisclosed—that expressed interest in purchasing...
31 Oct. 2019
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
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NW Natural Expands Into Water Via M&A 

NW Natural announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire Salmon Valley Water Company and Falls Water Company, two privately owned water utilities in...
16 Jan. 2018
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.

NW Natural Jumps into Texas Water Market 

On 31 October 2019, investor-owned utility (IOU) NW Natural made a move well beyond its current geographic footprint with the acquisition of Texas-based T&W Water...
6 Dec. 2019
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Private WaterU.S. & Canada Municipal Water

SouthWest Water, Corix Merger Shuffles Utility Leaderboard 

On 29 August 2022, Corix Infrastructure Inc. and SouthWest Water Company announced the merger of the two companies’ water and wastewater businesses, including Corix-owned Utilities,...
14 Sep. 2022
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
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Liberty Adds Water in the Empire State 

On 20 November 2019, American Water announced the sale of its regulated water operations in New York (New York American Water) to Liberty Utilities, a...
18 Dec. 2019
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Industrial WaterPrivate WaterU.S. & Canada Municipal Water

AMCS Aims to Bridge Water, Solid Waste Silos 

On 13 September 2022, Irish waste management & recycling software solutions provider Advanced Manufacturing Control Systems (AMCS) Group announced its acquisition of Utility Cloud, a...
14 Oct. 2022
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
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