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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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Economics of Beer, Wine Drive New Water Service ModelUtilities 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
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
Corporate Sustainability Targets: Water Management Trends across Ten Key IndustriesIncreasingly, publicly traded companies are publishing annual sustainability or corporate social responsibility reports which track resource use and environmental footprint across operations, including
5 Feb. 2020
U.S. Breweries: Water & Wastewater Trends and ForecastsOver the last five years, breweries in the U.S.—large, midsize, regional, and small—have scaled significantly on the heels of urban demand for craft beer. The...
21 Feb. 2020
U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook Q2, 2020The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for approximately US$110 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures.
8 May. 2020
U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2020The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for approximately US$110 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators,...
2 Nov. 2020
Salesforce Unveils Decentralized Reuse System; Harbinger of Water Sector TransformationSalesforce.com recently announced its new corporate headquarters in San Francisco will feature the largest on-site water recycling system in a commercial high rise in the U.S....
24 Jan. 2018
Semiconductor Fabs Seek Water SustainabilityOn 26 April 2021, global semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology announced an investment in Aqua Membranes, a water technology firm based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The...
14 Jun. 2021
The “Amazon Effect” on Packaging, Water ManagementThe growing prevalence of online purchasing and door-to-door deliveries, even in the absence of COVID, has been accelerating on the heels of the “Amazon Effect”—disruption...
9 Jul. 2021
Plant-Based Food Reinforced by Water EfficiencyIn 2020, plant-based food product sales grew by 27% compared to 2019, which propelled the market segment past US$7 billion in annual sales, according to...
24 Aug. 2021