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Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, 2018 Year in Review

03 February 2019
Quarterly Insight

Overall, 2018 was a strong year for digital water, with growing interest among municipal water utilities seeking to engage in data-driven technologies and solutions. Defining issues such as climate volatility, water supply risk, over-consumption & leakage, affordability, water quality, and cybersecurity have factored into potential use-cases and pain-points to be addressed with advanced data software, hardware, and services.

This QUARTERLY INSIGHT, available to clients of our Digital Water Insight service, highlights key trends in policy, project development, M&A, and venture funding activity in digital water, globally. This year-end review of Q1 through Q4 2018 recaps major events that occurred in digital water during the calendar year by tapping Bluefield’s database of project activity and deal flow in digital water.

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