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Quarterly Review
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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Blackouts Threaten South Africa’s Water Utilities 

In September 2021, Gauteng, South Africa experienced a blackout stemming from a bush fire that damaged ESKOM’s power transmission line, which supplies power to key...
13 Dec. 2021
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Global WaterWater for Energy

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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CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Private WaterWater M&A

Industrial Facility Count Affirms Surge in Water Opportunities 

In September 2021, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest data on industrial facility counts and employment across the United States. The data...
9 Nov. 2021
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Industrial Water

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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CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Private WaterWater M&A

Efforts to Rein in PFAS in Drinking Water Expand 

Globally, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are gaining priority as a real water concern. This has been demonstrated by recent policy proposals in Europe seeking...
18 Oct. 2021
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Global Water

Drought, Demand, Politics Shake Chile Copper Mining 

In August 2021, Chile’s courts ordered the BHP Group to temporarily cease groundwater pumping at the Cerro Colorado copper mine due to environmental concerns with...
27 Sep. 2021
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CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Industrial Water

Water Reuse Gains Toehold in New York State 

The population of New York’s metropolitan area is placing significant stress on groundwater aquifers, the primary source of the area’s water supply. As a result,...
13 Sep. 2021
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CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water Reuse

U.S. West Grapples with Long-term Drought, Forced to Accept New Normal 

The megadrought plaguing the western United States continues to ravage water supplies and dependent industries particularly in the Colorado River basin. Water levels at the...
7 Sep. 2021
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CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Municipal Water

Supply Chain Constraints Create Ripples in Global Water Industry 

The recovery of global markets from the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a desynchronization of supply and demand. While consumer and industrial demand has rebounded...
1 Sep. 2021
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CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Global WaterMunicipal Water

Sustainability, Efficiency Drive Growth in Plant Optimization Solutions for Industrial Water 

Corporates and industrial players are increasingly including water management in their sustainability targets and strategies. This focus is creating new market opportunities for digital water...
27 Aug. 2021
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CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Digital WaterIndustrial Water