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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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Veolia Tunes Portfolio, Selling Water PositionsOn 18 April 2023, it was reported that Veolia is preparing to sell its French water pipe installation business, Sade, for an estimated asking price...
22 Apr. 2023
Engineering the Digital Water Future: EPC Firms’ Evolving Market StrategiesTo compete with established digital water vendors, EPCs must rethink their conventional billable hour business models, products, and go-to-market strategies, adopting elements of software and...
3 Oct. 2022
Engineering Firms Refine Digital Water Strategies with Flurry of New ProductsThe unveiling of new digital water brands and product offerings in recent months by global engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) firms highlights their evolving strategies...
14 Jun. 2021
Competitive Trends in the Digital Water MarketBluefield’s water experts recently presented their analysis on the global competitive landscape for digital water solutions, with a focus on the leading players and their...
17 Nov. 2020
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Engineering a Digital Water Future: EPC Strategies in an Accelerating Market LandscapeEngineering Consultancies (EPCs) are prioritizing digital water. In response to the shifting landscape, select EPCs are taking on new roles as digital water solutions providers
28 Sep. 2020
Covid-19 Sets Stage for Water & Wastewater Utility M&AAs implications of the coronavirus pandemic continue to unfold across the U.S., and around the world, essential water & wastewater service providers are facing unforeseen...
7 Apr. 2020
Third-Party O&M for Water and Wastewater UtilitiesEnabled by lower barriers to entry across a fragmented addressable market, O&M providers represent the lion’s share of private participation by systems. Of the 2,073...
10 Dec. 2019
The U.S. Water Conference Landscape: Focus, Themes, and Corporate Influencers, 2018Bluefield Research has embarked upon analysis of 2,649 conference proceedings at eleven regional and national conferences in 2018 to identify key influencers, both corporate and...
19 Nov. 2018
Competitive Landscape in Water: Engineering Procurement & Construction Firm Rankings and Positioning, 2018Engineering procurement and construction (EPC) firms play a pivotal role in the decision-making processes for municipal water and wastewater utilities. While their expansive capabilities range,...
27 Sep. 2018
American Water’s Retreat from Municipal O&M Signals Caution for Outsourcing StrategiesOn 9 July 2018, U.S.-based investor-owned utility (IOU) American Water Works Company, Inc. announced the sale of 23 of its 33 active operations and maintenance...
30 Jul. 2018