Global Headwinds Set Black & Veatch Water on New Course

9 Feb 2021
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Black & Veatch’s (B&V) recent organizational changes in water highlight underlying market shifts that are influencing engineering firms’ strategies, globally. For instance, utility service providers in the privately operated U.K. municipal water market are now confronting headwinds in the wake of COVID-19, Brexit, and ratepayer affordability.

At the same time, the role of digital offerings within the traditional engineering business model raises questions in a rapidly changing technology landscape.

In this Research Note:

  • Black & Veatch Water organization and divestments overview
  • Europe market exit impact on capital investments and services for infrastructure, over time
  • RSK, Binnies global water position
  • B&V’s strategic position in the digital water market