Engineering a Digital Water Future: EPC Strategies in an Accelerating Market Landscape

28 Sep 2020
36 pages
Available with corporate subscription

Engineering Consultancies (EPCs) are prioritizing digital water. In response to the shifting landscape, select EPCs are taking on new roles as digital water solutions providers, offering implementation & integration services and, in some cases, selling in-house software directly to utility and industrial end-users.

EPCs are leveraging their industry expertise, and close customer relationships to address multiple areas of the digital water value chain, from design, procurement, and implementation to change management, cybersecurity, and software development.

This new Market Insight evaluates digital water strategies of leading global engineering consultancies in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Bluefield’s analysis focuses on digital water offerings & capabilities, market entry strategies, organizational structures, and geographic footprints.

In this Market Insight:

  • EPC drivers for digital transformation
  • EPC strategies & competitive positioning in digital water
  • Company profiles (15 EPCs)

Report Features

Table of Contents

  1. Summary : Background & Takeaways
  2. Digital Water: A High Growth Area in Slow-Moving Water Industry
    • U.S. & Canada Digital Water Forecast by Product Type, 2019-2030
  3. Digital Tech Disrupts Traditional EPC Roles, Opens Door to New Opportunities
    • EPC Capabilities – Traditional vs. Digital
  4. EPCs Refocus Portfolios, Rationalize Footprints After Wave of Consolidation
    • Global EPC Water M&A Deals by Target Firm Type, 2015-2019
  5. COVID-19 Pushes Utilities, Consultancies Further Toward Digitalization
    • Public EPCs’ YoY Revenue Change, Q2 2019 to Q2 2020
  6. Digital Water Requires Rethink of EPC Business Model, Strategy & Structure
  7. EPCs Stake Out Strategic Positions in Digital Water Market
    • Leading EPC Digital Water Strategies
    • Digital Water Strategic Positioning by EPC Firm
  8. EPCs Leverage Balance Sheets to Gain Entry to Digital Water Market
    • Digital Market Entry Strategies by EPC firm
  9. EPCs Seek Digital Differentiation with Unique Capabilities, Solution Sets
  10. EPCs Revamp Organizational Structure to Enable Digital Innovation
    • Organizational Structure by EPC Firm
  11. EPC’s Geographic Footprints Shape Digital Water Offerings
    • Geographic Footprints of EPCs’ Digital Water Activities
  12. Company Profiles : Digital Water Strategies, Key Partners & Innovation Projects, Organization/Management, M&A Activity Partnerships
    • AECOM
    • Arcadis
    • Black & Veatch
    • Brown & Caldwell
    • Carollo Engineers
    • CDM Smith
    • GHD Group
    • Hazen and Sawyer
    • Jacobs Engineering Group
    • Mott MacDonald
    • Royal HaskoningDHV
    • SNC-Lavalin
    • Stantec
    • Tetra Tech
    • Woodard & Curran
  13. Other Notable Players