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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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Investor-Owned Water Utilities: M&A, Market Share, and Competitive Strategies 

Ownership of water and wastewater utilities in the U.S. is highly fragmented, including a wide range of stakeholders: municipalities, utility districts, homeowners’ associations, and investor-owned...
7 Dec. 2022
Analyst PresentationIndustry presentations given by our team of water experts at water conferences and other speaking engagements.
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2022 

The third quarter of 2022 saw an uptick in activity from Q2 2022, with 46 acquisition approvals adding over 79,000 new connections. During the same...
5 Dec. 2022
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
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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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Water for Energy: Trends, Conditions, Forward Looking, Q3 2022 

This year, the energy spotlight has centered on European electric and gas markets because of the associated impacts of the Russia-Ukraine war. According to Nasdaq,...
26 Sep. 2022
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
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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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Policy Shifts, Inflation Reduction Act Strengthen Opportunity for Renewable Natural Gas 

In the wake of the Inflation Recovery Act’s passage, wastewater solutions providers are poised to benefit from the Section 48 Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC)...
13 Sep. 2022
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
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Private Water Utility Ownership in Texas: Competitive Landscape, Geographic Positioning, and Market Trends 

In response to the growing interest in private participation in Texas water utilities, Bluefield’s team of water experts has mapped system ownership positions across the...
11 Sep. 2022
Insight ReportDeep dive analysis on comprehensive topics to identify market opportunities.

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2022 

Since the start of 2022, several deals have surfaced in which a midsized-to-large local player is fully divesting its water and wastewater business to a...
30 Aug. 2022
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, Market Outlook, Q2 2022 

Following an unprecedented 75 acquisition approvals in the final quarter of 2021, the first quarter of 2022 started off at a slower pace with 31...
10 May. 2022
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
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Geography Plays Potential Role in Water IOU Mitigation Strategies for PFAS 

With state and federal governments increasing their focus on PFAS regulations, public water systems, including investor-owned utilities, will need to make significant investments to meet...
21 Apr. 2022
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
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