Reports & Analysis
Our Insight Reports provide deep-dive analyses into global topics, including water infrastructure, industrial water management, digital solutions, and more. Available for online purchase, buyers receive immediate access to the reports.
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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Public-Private Partnerships in Water, 2016-2020New report analyzing public-private partnerships in the global water industry -- available for online purchase and immediate download.
18 Feb. 2016
Regulatory Review: ‘Beast From The East’ Exposes Vulnerabilities Of U.K. Water CompaniesOn 19 June 2018, U.K. water sector regulator Ofwat released a review of water company performance during the ‘Beast from the East’, a freeze thaw...
16 Jul. 2018
California Water Update Shows Project GainsSince 1 April 2015, when California’s drought reached a political climax and the governor mandated a 25% cut in water usage for urban utilities, there...
20 Oct. 2015
Ann Arbor Takes Controversial Approach to New Water, Sewer Rate Structures in Bid for EquityOn 1 July 2018, Ann Arbor’s new, controversial water rates went into effect. Under the new rate structure, single-family residential customers would pay increasingly higher...
18 Jul. 2018
Water for Power: Market Trends & Opportunities in a Transitioning U.S. Landscape, 2015-2025This Market Insight analyzes policy drivers and market fundamentals influencing water management in the U.S. power sector. The report includes state-by-state analysis of new thermal power plant capacity...
1 Dec. 2015
Harmful Algal Blooms: Drinking Water System Impacts & Treatment Solutions, and Market SizingThe most recently published EPA assessment of U.S. lakes estimates that around 40% of the country’s lakes and reservoirs are at risk to Cyanobacterial Harmful...
23 Jul. 2018
U.S. Desalination Market Update: Policies, Projects & Trends, 2015This Data Insight, U.S. Desalination Market Update: Policies, Projects & Trends, 2015, analyzes key developments and market shifts impacting municipal desalination development going forward. Market players are demonstrating...
17 Nov. 2015
ERI Advances Water For Energy StrategyOn 20 October 2015, Energy Recovery Inc. (ERI) announced an exclusive agreement with Schlumberger Technology Corp for use of ERI’s VorTeq high pressure hydraulic fracking...
20 Nov. 2015
Smart Water: Tendencias globales de hoy y mañana (Aquatech Mexico)This presentation analyzes global smart water trends (both now and in the future). First given by Bluefield Co-Founder and Vice President Keith Hays at Aquatech...
7 Sep. 2018
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U.S. Municipal Utility Operating Expenditure (OPEX) Forecast, 2018-2027This Data Insight provides a forecast of the municipal water utility landscape in the U.S. over the next ten years. Operating expenditures are broken down...
10 Sep. 2018