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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. Investor-Owned Water Utilities: M&A Deals & Trends, Q3 2017More than US$187 million of acquisitions for 28 deals were completed in the second quarter of this year. While American Water and Aqua America further built...
2 Aug. 2017
U.S. Private Water Utilities: Drivers, Competitive Landscape and Acquisition Trends, 2019This new Focus Report from Bluefield Research provides an in-depth analysis of the changing investor-owned utility landscape in the U.S., including key policy drivers, M&A...
31 May. 2019
Seeking Fair Market Value for Water in TexasOn 10 June 2019, the Texas Legislature passed HB 3542, which will enable regulated water companies to pay a fair market value (FMV) for the...
25 Jun. 2019
U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2019The third quarter of 2019 signals increasing opportunities for growth across the U.S. private water market. This quarterly insight highlights key trends, transactions, and competitive shifts...
22 Oct. 2019
U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q2, 2020The first quarter of 2020 signals increasing opportunities for growth across the U.S. private water market as water & wastewater systems contend with the public...
30 Apr. 2020
Is a Municipal Water Ownership Shakeup on the Horizon?Bluefield's water experts recently presented a webcast for clients assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the private water sector. The discussion addresses key questions
15 May. 2020
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H2O Innovation Builds Water Utility Service Portfolio via M&AOn 2 July 2020, H2O Innovation announced the acquisition of Gulf Utility Service (GUS), an operations and maintenance (O&M) company for water & wastewater utilities...
17 Jul. 2020
U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020The 28 transactions in this past quarter exceeded the 20 deals in Q2 2019. Still early in calculating the impacts of a COVID-driven recession, the...
18 Aug. 2020
U.S Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2020This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transactions, and competitive shifts in the U.S. private water market. Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks company financials, mergers...
20 Nov. 2020
U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Year-End 2020Looking back to 2020, disruption was on full display across the water sector, including within the private water segment. A review of 2020 M&A activity...
24 Mar. 2021