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