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2 Feb 2024

Mapping the Global Digital Water Vendor Landscape: 2024 Update 
The future of water is digital. As utilities and industry face challenges such as aging infrastructure, demographic shifts, and climate change, the industry is looking toward innovative solutions to manage current challenges and future-proof their systems.

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U.S. Municipal Water & Sewer: Annual Utility Rate Index, 2023 

Bluefield Research has for the eighth consecutive year engaged in a comprehensive analysis of water and sewer rates for 50 of the largest U.S. cities....
8 Nov. 2023
Insight Report + DataDeep dive analysis on comprehensive topics to identify market opportunities. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders and report buyers.

Europe Municipal Wastewater Reuse: Business Models and Competitive Strategies 

Part 2 of Bluefield's comprehensive Europe municipal wastewater reuse analysis, studies 16 municipal wastewater reuse projects in nine European countries that showcase different approaches to...
9 Nov. 2023
Insight ReportDeep dive analysis on comprehensive topics to identify market opportunities.

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2023 

From Arizona to Massachusetts, deal flow recovers following slowest H1 since 2019. Regulators approved a total of 42 acquisitions by 17 different buyers during Q3,...
17 Nov. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Private Water Data Seat Holders

Lead and Copper Rule Transitions Toward 2024 Deadline 

On 30 November 2023, the EPA announced the proposed Lead and Copper Rule Improvements (LCRI). Among several key provisions, the proposed LCRI would require most...
28 Nov. 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

U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q4 2023 

The IIJA has announced a substantial US$22.8 billion for water infrastructure, signaling progress in investment. However, the actual funds reaching end recipients are lagging, with...
30 Nov. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY U.S. & Canada Municipal Water Data Seat Holders

Industrial Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q4 2023 

While awaiting the completion of a PFAS detection method under the Clean Water Act, the EPA is preparing to finalize drinking water standards for six...
5 Dec. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Industrial Water Data Seat Holders

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

Cambrian, Pennybacker Showcase Expectations for Decentralized Water Market 

On 16 November, Austin, Texas-based Pennybacker Capital Management made a strategic investment in Massachusetts-based Cambrian Innovation by committing up to US$200 million in growth capital...
14 Dec. 2023
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Industrial Water

Top Companies in Water: Financial Signals and Market Trends, Q4 2023 

In the last reporting cycle, Q3 2023, 36 of the 50 top public companies reported quarterly earnings growth compared to the same period in the...
15 Dec. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A Data Seat Holders

Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q4 2023 

As of 1 December 2023, Bluefield has tracked 327 total water M&A deals in 2023, representing a 6% decline compared to the 348 deals recorded...
18 Dec. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A Data Seat Holders