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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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Industrial Water Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q1 2021Corporates make investments in sustainability, growing interest from critical infrastructure companies outside water continues to grow, the future of the auto industry to impact water...
23 Mar. 2021
Assessing the U.S. Addressable Market: Nutrient RemovalNutrient contamination of the U.S. waterways is a growing concern, contributing to an explosion of algal blooms that impact drinking water supplies, recreational water activities,...
17 Dec. 2019
U.S. Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2019The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for over US$108 billion in public spend annually, when considering both capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators and...
24 Jul. 2019
Nutrient Treatment Evolves with New RegulationsAdvanced utility solutions for nutrient pollution impacting U.S. waterways are finding traction in new project developments, such as Missouri American’s Lake Carmel project. This activity...
17 May. 2019
Water and Mining: What in the World is Happening with Tailings?A joint presentation by Bluefield and WesTech at the SME Annual Conference in Minneapolis, looks at how the mining industry is changing. Recent price upswing...
26 Feb. 2018
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U.S. Municipal Water Reuse: Opportunities, Outlook, & Competitive Landscape 2017-2027The need to secure future water supplies, in the face of increasing demand and uncertain water availability, is driving adoption of water reuse. Bluefield forecasts...
12 Sep. 2017
Coal (De)regulations Impact Water SectorOn 28 April 2017, a U.S. federal appeals court announced a 60-day stay on a final ruling on the 2015 Clean Power Plan, which mandates...
8 May. 2017