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9 Mar 2024

Industrial Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q1 2024 
Policymakers in Florida, Maryland, and North Carolina are taking legislative steps to target sources of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination (primarily industrial facilities) and their impacts on surface bodies and wastewater treatment plants. These policies, if enacted, signal opportunities for water and wastewater treatment technology companies with specialties in emerging contaminants like PFAS.

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State of the Market: PFAS Policy Landscape, Forecasts, and Competitive Analysis 

Bluefield’s PFAS remediation forecast shows that drinking water utilities will spend nearly US$13.5 billion between 2023 and 2030, up from a previously forecasted total of...
7 Dec. 2023
Analyst PresentationIndustry presentations given by our team of water experts at water conferences and other speaking engagements.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY U.S. & Canada Municipal Water

3M Windfall for PFAS Impacted Water Systems 

On 22 June 2023, Minnesota-based 3M agreed to pay up to US$12.5 billion to settle hundreds of lawsuits brought by 531 U.S. cities. The tentative...
21 Jul. 2023
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY U.S. & Canada Municipal Water

Canada Drinking Water Regulations for PFAS 

This policy brief is for U.S. & Canada Municipal Water Corporate Subscription clients. Overview Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances (PFAS) are a group of artificial chemicals that are used in a va...
4 Apr. 2023
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy and regulations impacting water markets.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY U.S. & Canada Municipal Water

The Future of Water: Key Trends to Watch in 2023 and Beyond 

In this analyst presentation, Bluefield frames global water markets, drivers, and opportunities by presenting on key water market trends to watch in 2023 and beyond....
29 Mar. 2023
Analyst PresentationIndustry presentations given by our team of water experts at water conferences and other speaking engagements.

U.S. Drinking Water Regulations for PFAS 

The U.S. EPA estimates that its proposed MCLs would cost U.S. drinking water utilities a total of US$772 million each year to maintain compliance. Bluefield’s...
23 Mar. 2023
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy and regulations impacting water markets.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY U.S. & Canada Municipal Water

A.O. Smith Continues to Strengthen Water Treatment Market Position 

A.O. Smith Corporation’s June 2022 acquisition of Atlantic Filter marked its fifth water treatment-focused deal over the past six years. With this latest strategic move,...
26 Jul. 2022
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY U.S. & Canada Municipal Water

EPA Issues PFAS Guidance for Drinking Water 

On 15 June 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released new drinking water lifetime health advisory levels (HALs) for four PFAS compounds. This represents a...
1 Jul. 2022
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY U.S. & Canada Municipal Water

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA): Breaking Down the Water Funding 

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has set the stage for a new, larger wave of water infrastructure investment. The US$1.2 trillion bill, of which...
16 May. 2022
Insight ReportDeep dive analysis on comprehensive topics to identify market opportunities.

PFAS: Drinking Water Treatment Regulations, Technologies, and Remediation Forecast 2022–2030 

Highly affected U.S. states, such as Michigan, New York, and New Jersey have sought to implement their own regulatory limits on PFAS concentrations in drinking...
15 May. 2022
Insight ReportDeep dive analysis on comprehensive topics to identify market opportunities.

Build America, Buy America (BABA) 

The Build America, Buy America Act is a provision in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that sets procurement requirements for federal infrastructure programs. Build...
29 Apr. 2022
Policy BriefBluefield's breakdown of key policy and regulations impacting water markets.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY U.S. & Canada Municipal Water