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U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy Activity in Water Management, Q2 2023
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent 7th Drinking Water Needs Survey and Assessment, there are currently an estimated 9.1 million lead service lines (LSLs) across the country, with Florida estimated to have the greatest number of LSLs at 1.1 million. Through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, US$15 billion in funding will be available over the 2022–2025 period to address LSL replacement.
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Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q1 2020The U.S. industrial water landscape is highly siloed across 20 industrial verticals analyzed by Bluefield Research. This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transaction details, and...
13 Feb. 2020
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, 2018 Year in ReviewOverall, 2018 was a strong year for digital water, with growing interest among municipal water utilities seeking to engage in data-driven technologies and solutions. This...
3 Feb. 2019
Saur Deal Channels EQT Digital Water StrategyOn 3 December 2018, Stockholm, Sweden- based private equity firm EQT Partners closed the acquisition of Saur Group, a French water and wastewater utility service...
27 Dec. 2018
Venture and Growth Capital: Transactions & Trends in Digital Water, 2009-2018Venture capital continues to emerge as a key financing mechanism to accelerate growth, particularly as academic spin-offs and new market entrants seek to scale in...
18 Oct. 2018
Suez Accelerates Digital Water Offering, Completes Stake in OptimaticsIn adding Optimatics to its suite of digital water products for the municipal utility market, Suez further strengthens its capabilities towards strategic design and capital...
10 Oct. 2018
SUEZ Water Strategy Breakdown: Integrating its Portfolio of Industrial SolutionsThis Company Insight provides an in-depth look at Suez's finances, recent acquisitions, and positioning in the global water market amongst its peers.
17 Sep. 2018
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
Advanced Asset Management for Municipal Water: Global Trends & Strategies, 2018 – 2027Smarter, more advanced asset management strategies will save water utilities US$41.9 billion in capital expenditures by 2027.
2 May. 2018
U.S. Combined Sewer Overflows: Correction Costs and Management SolutionsCombined Sewer Systems serve approximately one quarter of the U.S. population. Stemming from increasing patterns of large weather events, combined sewer overflows (CSO) result in...
10 Jul. 2017
U.S. Smart Water: Defining the Opportunity, Competitive Landscape, and Market OutlookSmart water solutions – hardware, software, and analytics – are taking hold in the U.S. municipal water sector, driving close to US$20 billion of capital...
30 Apr. 2017