Risk Spotting in the Face of Recession: Municipal Water & Wastewater Pain Points

24 Oct 2019
Available with corporate subscription

By September of 2019, the U.S. economy had grown for 123 straight months—the longest period on record. Recent indicators, however, signal that a potential shift is underway, which is beginning to influence strategic planning across the water industry value chain.

In this Research Note, Bluefield’s water experts analyze:

  • Historical impact of prior economic downturns on utility expenditures for water and wastewater infrastructure
  • Economic indicators signaling a downturn
  • The potential impact of a recession on municipal utility infrastructure spend
  • Potential commercial pain points within the municipal sector