Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2021

31 Mar 2021
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The global digital water market has reached a turning point in the COVID-19 crisis. Digital water project activity remains depressed, with total project announcements in 2020 falling 4.3% relative to 2019, as the pandemic continues to present financial and logistical challenges to utilities and vendors. Meanwhile, digital water M&A deal flow and early-stage funding both saw double-digit growth in 2020 despite a mid-year slump, underscoring investor’s expectations of long-term growth opportunities in the digital segment in the face of near-term headwinds.

In this Quarterly Insight:

  • Bluefield takeaway
  • Global project activity
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Venture capital activity
  • Adjacent digital water segments