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11 Jan 2022

U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, Market Outlook, Q4 2021 
Strong economic growth amidst COVID-19, longer-term confidence in the impacts of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and broader corporate and commercial focus on water underlie optimism for the municipal water sector. Nonetheless, supply chain constraints, inflationary pressures, and Omicron-related uncertainty remains.

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Third-Party O&M for Water and Wastewater Utilities: Contracts, Competitive Landscape, and Trends 

The third-party O&M services segment has garnered significant attention in recent months. The changing market environment presents an opportunity for third-party service providers to capitalize on their...
30 Nov. 2021
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Inframark-ESG Build Water O&M Portfolio via M&A 

On 15 October 2021, Pennsylvania-based Inframark announced its acquisition of ESG Operations, a municipal and industrial operations & maintenance services company. The new company will...
12 Nov. 2021
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NextEra Signals Approaching Water-Energy Convergence 

On 20 October 2021, during its third-quarter earnings call, NextEra Energy Inc.’s management team announced the acquisition of 17 regulated water and two wastewater utility...
4 Nov. 2021
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Mapping the Digital Water Vendor Landscape: Global Water Hardware, Software & Service Providers 

The growth of the digital water market has coincided with an explosion of digital technology and service providers targeting water, wastewater, and stormwater segments over the past...
2 Nov. 2021
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Private Equity-backed Central States Drives Water Utility Deal Count 

Since 2016, Central States Water Resources, a Missouri-based firm has rolled up more than 50,000 customer connections and an estimated 120,000 people served through its...
27 Aug. 2021
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U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater Utility Rate Index, 2021 

For the sixth consecutive year, Bluefield Research has embarked upon an analysis of the water and wastewater rates in the U.S. and the impacts on...
20 Aug. 2021
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Cal Water Jumps on the Texas Bandwagon 

On 4 May 2021, California Water Service Group (Cal Water) announced the formation of a Texas subsidiary, Texas Water Service (TWSC). The San Jose-based investor-owned...
14 Jun. 2021
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7 Key Factors Influencing Total Municipal Water Utility Expenditures (TOTEX) 

In this client webcast, Bluefield's water experts showcase revised CAPEX and OPEX outlooks and how they have changed over the course of the last year....
20 Apr. 2021
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Canada Municipal Water and Wastewater Infrastructure: CAPEX Forecast 2021-2030 

Over the next decade, municipal utilities have set the stage for over CAD$64.6 billion in capital improvements to address distribution & collection networks and drinking...
1 Apr. 2021
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Forecasting Municipal Operating Expenditures (OPEX) in a Post-COVID World, 2021-2030 

Operating expenditures (OPEX) for municipal utilities in the U.S. are forecasted to surpass US$1.06 trillion over the next decade to address growing demands on water...
15 Mar. 2021
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