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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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Private Water Awards Signal Growth in BrazilIn contrast to the private investment in other Brazilian infrastructure sectors (e.g., energy, transportation), the pace and scope in the water and sanitation sector has...
31 May. 2022
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2021The global digital water market continues to show mixed signs of recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, with supply chain disruptions, workforce pressures, and the proliferation...
14 Oct. 2021
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2021The global digital water market continues to show signs of recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, with vaccine rollouts in key global water markets driving new...
28 Jul. 2021
Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2021The second quarter of 2021 was marked by severe climate events directly affecting water supplies for residents and businesses, regional funding rollouts for developing and...
14 Jun. 2021
Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global LandscapeWater related M&A activity has been robust over the last three years, surpassing US$57 billion, globally, since the start of 2014. Intensifying concerns over water...
29 Apr. 2017
Latin America Private Water Utilities: Company Rankings & Trends, 2016Bluefield ranks the top 15 Latin American consolidated private water utilities in Latin America. Weakening of regional currencies and droughts led to a 21% drop from...
16 Aug. 2016
Brazil Water Firms Trudge Toward ConsolidationOn 2 April 2016, the Justice Department for the State of Rio de Janeiro initiated a second auction in attempts to sell off Grupo Galvão...
20 Apr. 2016
Public-Private Partnerships in Water, 2016-2020New report analyzing public-private partnerships in the global water industry -- available for online purchase and immediate download.
18 Feb. 2016
Private Water Utilities: Global Rankings & Company StrategiesGlobal Rankings of the top Private Water Utilities: Available for online purchase and immediate download
8 Jun. 2015