PFAS: Where Is the U.S. Water Market and Beyond headed? 

PFAS is the water industry topic du jour, shaped by lawsuits, emerging regulations, infrastructure investment and disadvantaged communities. So far, however, much of the focus has been on the U.S. drinking water sector. But these emerging contaminants are impacting water supplies and, as a result, policy makers in Europe and Australia.   Varied approaches to tackle PFAS… Continue reading PFAS: Where Is the U.S. Water Market and Beyond headed? 

Water Security through Remote Sensing with Virridy’s Evan Thomas

Evan Thomas, an environmental engineering professor at the University of Colorado – Boulder, details the fascinating story of Virridy and how Virridy promotes water security through remote sensing. Plus, Reese Tisdale joins us for the final Bluefield on Tap of 2022. In this session, you’ll learn about: How a bioastronautics Ph.D. became an environmental engineering… Continue reading Water Security through Remote Sensing with Virridy’s Evan Thomas

What’s Behind the Rise in Private Participation in Water?

Shaped by a growing demand for water & wastewater infrastructure investment and an increasingly favorable policy landscape, private participation among U.S. utilities is on the rise. Bluefield’s water experts discuss their recent analysis of investor-owned utilities’ strategies, highlighting M&A trends and how companies—from American Water to private equity-backed firms—are approaching the water market.

Which Municipalities Are Driving Climate and Water Sustainability?

Bluefield’s industrial water experts breakdown their recent analysis of 35 large U.S. cities with climate action plans which evaluates greenhouse emissions, energy use, reduction strategies, and water management positions. This discussion provides insight into why more U.S. cities are not developing climate action plans but also the variation in approaches for those cities with mitigation… Continue reading Which Municipalities Are Driving Climate and Water Sustainability?

Tapping Water Utility Data for Business Strategies

In this episode, our data team discusses Bluefield’s utility data and details the journey to collect and inventory 747 capital improvement plans that have been scrubbed and cleaned for Bluefield clients. This discussion provides insights into what the data is, the value of the data, and how Bluefield clients are using this bottom-up, detailed information

Next Level Asset Management with MentorAPM Co-founder & CEO Tacoma Zach

MentorAPM Co-founder & CEO, Tacoma Zach, takes us on a fantastic ride covering asset management and how it helps utilities manage their most important assets. In this session, you’ll learn about: Tacoma’s work history domestically and internationally, including interesting perspectives on the impact of different governments and financial systems on project success What asset management… Continue reading Next Level Asset Management with MentorAPM Co-founder & CEO Tacoma Zach

Localized Water Infrastructure with Melissa Kelly and Caroline Koch

Melissa Kelly, Staff Director and Attorney for the Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, and Caroline Koch, Water Policy Director for WaterNow Alliance, provide an enlightening discussion on localized water infrastructure. Plus, Reese Tisdale joins us for another Bluefield on Tap segment. In this session,… Continue reading Localized Water Infrastructure with Melissa Kelly and Caroline Koch