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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. Desal Trudges Towards Corpus Christi 

On 7 November 2017, the City Council in Corpus Christi, Texas approved an agreement with Freese and Nichols to begin planning the proposed sewater desalination...
13 Dec. 2017
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY U.S. & Canada Municipal Water

Municipalities Monetizing Water, Wastewater Assets Under FMV Legislation 

On 1 November 2017, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission unanimously approved the US$159 million sale of the wastewater system owned by the Municipal Authority of...
13 Dec. 2017
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.

Acciona Tests Mexico Utility Concession Model 

On 19 December 2017, Spanish private water player Acciona Agua and the municipality of Boca del Río, in the state of Veracruz, Mexico signed a...
4 Jan. 2018
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.

Barrick Gold, Chile Sketch Smart Water Strategies 

On 17 January 2018, Chile’s environmental authority SMA sanctioned Barrick Gold with the permanent closure of its Pascua Lama mine. The decision is based on...
26 Jan. 2018
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Tracing the Arc of Puerto Rico’s Evolving Water Infrastructure Troubles 

On 24 January 2018, Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) released a working draft of a revised fiscal plan to address capital improvement projects,...
8 Feb. 2018
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Water and Mining: What in the World is Happening with Tailings? 

A joint presentation by Bluefield and WesTech at the SME Annual Conference in Minneapolis, looks at how the mining industry is changing.  Recent price upswing...
26 Feb. 2018
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 Industrial Water

Potential Impacts of EPA Roll-Backs on Water & Wastewater 

On 12 February 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its FY2019 Budget Proposal, totaling US$6.14 billion. If executed as proposed, this budget will...
1 Mar. 2018
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Water In Humanitarian Emergencies: Water Infrastructure & Investments 

First presented by Bluefield President Reese Tisdale at the Water Systems Science and Society (WSSS) Symposium at Tufts University in Boston. This presentation covers the...
11 Apr. 2018
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

USDA, Federal Funding for Water Falling Short of Requested Funds 

On 24 May 2018, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program announced US$256 million in grants and...
6 Jun. 2018
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The Digitization of Water (ACE Presentation) 

Presentation by Bluefield President Reese Tisdale at the 2018 AWWA ACE Conference in Las Vegas on the digitization of water. These slides analyze the competitive...
18 Jun. 2018
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 Digital Water