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23 Apr 2024

Investor-Owned Utilities: Market Overview and Company Rankings 
The U.S. water and wastewater utility 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. But within this landscape, an evolving roster of investor-owned utilities is reshaping the market by carving out regional and national positions—regulated and non-regulated—through M&A and organic growth.

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U.S. EPA Combined Sewer Compliance: Judicial Consent Decree Trends and Planned Investment 

Municipal sewer systems are facing increasing enforcement action and Clean Water Act violations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce discharges of raw sewage...
8 Mar. 2016
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China PPP Growth Extends to Flood Management 

China's Sponge City Program includes PPP targeting flood management
3 May. 2016
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.

Managing Water Inside the Fence: Drivers and Market Opportunities for Industrial Reuse 

The reality of industrial water reuse is driven by overall sector activity, regulatory pressures, and risk mitigation. Presentation from Senior Analyst Erin Bonney Casey at...
31 May. 2016
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Columbus Shaves $1B Off Water Infrastructure Tab 

The Columbus City Council approved the city’s US$1 billion 2016 capital improvement plan budget dedicated to water & sewer infrastructure upgrades.
10 Aug. 2016
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.

Oil Volatility Forces Rethink on Water Strategies 

The shrinking pool of active energy players further places added pressure on water service companies seeking new opportunities. Oil prices, now close to US$40 per barrel,...
17 Aug. 2016
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.

U.S. Dairy Sector Water Management: Market Trends and Forecasts, 2016-2020 

The biggest water-related obstacle dairy processing facilities face is the removal of excess nutrients from wastewater streams, the complexity of which often require customized
5 Dec. 2016
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U.S. Biogas Markets & Trends: A Convergence of Municipal Wastewater and Power 

Large-scale municipal wastewater treatment plants provide the greatest opportunity for biogas. However, declines in natural gas prices and expectations of continued supply
10 Dec. 2016
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Canada Municipal Water Infrastructure: Utility Strategies & CAPEX Forecasts, 2016-2025 

Canada’s municipal utilities are on track to spend C$72 billion (or  C$2,500 bill per person) on water infrastructure over the next decade
28 Oct. 2016
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Economics of Beer, Wine Drive New Water Service Model 

Utilities are marking breweries & wineries as significant industrial users and increasing discharge rates. Water and wastewater already represent 30% of craft brewers’ costs.
14 Feb. 2017
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.

Coal (De)regulations Impact Water Sector 

On 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
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.