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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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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
Philly’s Case for Unique Water Pricing ModelPhiladelphia is implementing an new water pricing model, making it the first city in the U.S. to establish water rates based on income.
8 Jun. 2017
Kingston Tracks Wastewater Overflow in Real-TimeUtilities Kingston in Ontario, Canada has unveiled a new platform providing real-time condition assessments of combined sewer overflow (CSO) locations across the city. The web-based...
1 Jun. 2017
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
U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater Utility Rate Index, 2016Bluefield's analysis of customer billing rates for municipal water and wastewater services across 50 US shows a five-year increase exceeding 25% from 2012-2016. The cost...
18 Aug. 2016