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Research Note
11 Jun 2024

France PFAS Ban Advances Europe Remediation 
On 4 April, the French National Assembly unanimously approved a new bill that bans certain PFAS products as of 1 January 2026. France’s Regional Health Agencies will systematically test for PFAS in drinking water and impose a quality limit of 0.1 μg/L as part of the French PFAS Action Plan 2023–2027.

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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q2 2021 

The first quarter of 2021 built on the momentum of an acquisitive 2020 despite fewer approvals for the publicly traded market leaders. A review of...
14 Jun. 2021
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
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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
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Year-End 2020 

Looking back to 2020, disruption was on full display across the water sector, including within the private water segment. A review of 2020 M&A activity...
24 Mar. 2021
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
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Top Companies in Water: COVID-19 Impacts, Financial Signals, and Market Trends 

Bluefield Research monitors the trends and signals associated with financial reports of publicly traded companies with positions in water. By zeroing-in on approximately 40 companies...
15 Dec. 2020
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.

U.S Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2020 

This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transactions, and competitive shifts in the U.S. private water market. Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks company financials, mergers...
20 Nov. 2020
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020 

The 28 transactions in this past quarter exceeded the 20 deals in Q2 2019. Still early in calculating the impacts of a COVID-driven recession, the...
18 Aug. 2020
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
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Is a Municipal Water Ownership Shakeup on the Horizon? 

Bluefield's water experts recently presented a webcast for clients assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the private water sector. The discussion addresses key questions
15 May. 2020
Analyst PresentationIndustry presentations given by our team of water experts at water conferences and other speaking engagements.
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q2, 2020 

The first quarter of 2020 signals increasing opportunities for growth across the U.S. private water market as water & wastewater systems contend with the public...
30 Apr. 2020
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
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Covid-19 Sets Stage for Water & Wastewater Utility M&A 

As implications of the coronavirus pandemic continue to unfold across the U.S., and around the world, essential water & wastewater service providers are facing unforeseen...
7 Apr. 2020
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q1 2020 

This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transactions, and competitive shifts in the U.S. private water market. Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks company financials, mergers...
15 Jan. 2020
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
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