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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.
The Global Water Metering Landscape: Technology Shifts, Competitive Strategies, and Market Outlook
The century-old water metering market is at an inflection point, as a host of new digitally enabled technologies and business models transform global water utilities’ relationships with their meters and meter providers. Against this backdrop, metering vendors face a host of macroeconomic, regulatory, and competitive shifts, from COVID-related supply chain shortages to a growing roster of agile newcomers and outsiders looking in.
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U.S. Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2019The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for over US$108 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators...
18 Mar. 2019
Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2021The first quarter of 2021 was marked by severe climate events directly affecting water supplies for residents and businesses, regional water quality regulatory rollouts, and...
9 Jan. 2021
U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2021Through the first quarter of 2021, the water sector has been bolstered by strong macroeconomics. The COVID-19 recovery is palpable, as reflected in increased vaccination...
14 Jun. 2021
Suez Outflanks Market with GE Water DealOn 8 March 2017, Paris based Suez and Canadian investment fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) announced the acquisition of GE’s water...
11 Mar. 2017
Forterra Cleans Up Pipe Position in WaterIn the aftermath of six acquisitions, totaling US$1.03 billion since the start of 2016, rapidly ascendant pipe supplier Forterra has taken a step to offload...
17 Jul. 2017
NW Pipe Seeks Material Growth in GenevaOn 3 February 2020, Northwest Pipe Company (NW Pipe) announced its acquisition of Orem, Utah-based Geneva Pipe and Precast. The US$49.4 million transaction closed on...
21 Feb. 2020
Aegion, Big Water Deals on the Menu for OutsidersSt. Louis, Missouri-based Aegion Corporation announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm New Mountain Capital. The...
3 Mar. 2021
Stormwater Opportunity Reinforces Quikrete DealOn 22 February 2021, Quikrete Holdings announced a US$2.74 billion acquisition of pipe & infrastructure supplier Forterra. This deal—one of three water-focused acquisitions exceeding one...
12 Mar. 2021
Global Investment Trends and Opportunities in WaterThis webcast presented by Bluefield’s team addresses how will opportunities in the market shift post-COVID shock? Bluefield’s Insight Service clients receive full access to the
16 Jun. 2020
Addressing Market Uncertainty: Revised Water Sector ForecastsBluefield water experts recently presented a client-exclusive webcast showcasing Bluefield’s revised market forecasts for key water & wastewater industry verticals—U.S. and global—for treatment & network...
24 Sep. 2020