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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. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q2 2024 

In April, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the long-awaited MCLs for six PFAS chemicals and laid out the implementation timelines for monitoring and...
24 May. 2024
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, Q2 2024 

In the wake of population increases, evolving consumer preferences (i.e., plant-based foods), and a heightened focus on corporate sustainability (i.e., brand management), opportunities for water...
23 May. 2024
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

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2024 

Bluefield recorded 21 approved deals during Q1 2024, marking the fewest deals approved in a quarter since 2019. High interest rates and inflation over the...
15 May. 2024
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

Top Companies in Water: Financial Signals and Market Trends, Q1 2024 

In Q4 2023, 33 of the 50 top public companies reported quarterly earnings growth compared to Q4 2022. The Network & Distribution segment (one of...
27 Mar. 2024
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

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2024 

AI-based solutions gain traction in digital water. Recent utility projects (e.g., Sutton and East Surrey Water) and product launches (e.g., FIDO Tech) leverage artificial intelligence...
21 Mar. 2024
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 Digital Water Data Seat Holders

Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q1 2024 

The 2023 year ended with a total of 372 transactions tracked by Bluefield. Bluefield has tracked 54 total water deals so far this year. There...
19 Mar. 2024
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

Europe Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2024 

Europe is set to see a rise in M&A activity after lowest third quarter in over a decade as the easing of inflation across the...
18 Mar. 2024
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 Europe Municipal Water Data Seat Holders

U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q1 2024 

The 2021 signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act appropriated a historic US$63.3 billion for U.S. water infrastructure and Western Water Infrastructure from 2022–2026....
11 Mar. 2024
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, 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...
9 Mar. 2024
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

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2024 

Economic uncertainty reflected in an 8% decline in M&A. Investor-owned utilities, municipalities, and a handful of other buyers tallied 140 approved acquisitions during 2023. This...
30 Jan. 2024
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