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Our Insight Reports provide deep-dive analyses into global topics, including water infrastructure, industrial water management, digital solutions, and more. Available for online purchase, buyers receive immediate access to the reports.
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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U.S. Desalination: Market Drivers, Trends, and Project ActivityClimate change, population growth, and industrialization are increasingly straining global water supplies. At the same time, baseload demand for water is rising. Advanced water treatment...
18 Apr. 2023
Water P3s Inch Forward from Florida to OregonOn 21 February 2023, the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida announced the closing of a public-private partnership (PPP) with Ridgewood Infrastructure, IDE Technologies, and Kiewit...
7 Apr. 2023
California Drought Mitigation Strategies Run in Different DirectionsCalifornia’s response to the current drought cycle—the second in a decade—has so far been mixed. Local and state-wide responses range from requests for voluntary conservation...
13 May. 2022
Global Desalination Ownership Rankings: Market and Company Trends, 2020Climate shifts are putting additional stress on existing water supplies in select markets like Australia, the western U.S., and Latin America. At the same time,...
14 Jul. 2020
Consolidated Water Diversifies with PERC WaterIn Q4 2019, Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. announced the acquisition of a controlling 51% stake in PERC Water Corporation for US$4.1 million. PERC, headquartered in...
20 Dec. 2019
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
Company ProfileProfiles of key organizations in water, what they do, how they perform, etc.
U.S. Desal Trudges Towards Corpus ChristiOn 7 November 2017, the City Council in Corpus Christi, Texas approved an agreement with Freese and Nichols to begin planning the proposed sewater desalination...
13 Dec. 2017
California Water Update Shows Project GainsSince 1 April 2015, when California’s drought reached a political climax and the governor mandated a 25% cut in water usage for urban utilities, there...
20 Oct. 2015
U.S. Municipal Wastewater & Reuse: Market Trends, Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015-2025In-depth report on U.S. Municipal Wastewater and Reuse available for online purchase and immediate download.
1 Jul. 2015
California Water Portfolio Poised for MakeoverOn 1 April 2015 California’s governor announced a mandatory reduction of water usage by the state’s 372 water suppliers in urban areas serving more than 3,000...
17 Apr. 2015