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11 Sep 2019 Research Note

5G on Digital Water Horizon as Sun Sets on 2G, 3G

On 31 December 2019, U.S. cellular carrier Verizon Wireless will sunset its national 2G and 3G networks to free up bandwidth for its nascent 5G network. Verizon will cease to support its 2G and 3G net... »


Underground Infrastructure: U.S. Water & Wastewater Pipe Network Forecast, 2019-2028

The lion’s share of water & wastewater infrastructure is underground, making Bluefield’s in-depth analysis of pipe distribution & collection networks even more critical for hardware vendor... »


26 Aug 2019 Focus Report

Water Industry 4.0: U.S. Digital Water Market Forecast, 2019-2030

Leveraging Bluefield’s robust database of digital water projects and vendors, the report offers market sizing & forecasts, demand analysis, and competitive analysis for 15+ digital water tec... »


09 Aug 2019 Research Note

WIFIA: No Silver Bullet for Water Infrastructure Financing

On 22 July 2019, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the receipt of 51 requests for the third round of Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) funding.... »


Segmenting Utility CAPEX: U.S. Municipal Water Infrastructure Forecast, 2019-2028

By building on a foundational understanding of historical trends, distribution & collection network assets, and treatment facilities in 50 states and six U.S. territories, Bluefield’s team of wa... »


26 Jul 2019 Quarterly Insight

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity and Market Outlook, Q3 2019

The first half of 2019 continues expansion in the global digital water market. Though project activity year-to-date is trending downward relative to 2018, M&A activity and venture funding are on p... »


Bluefield Breakfast Briefing 2019: The Future of Water

Bluefield Research recently held an invitation-only Breakfast Briefing for clients and water industry professionals. The presentation and panel discussion, led by Bluefield’s team of water experts t... »


17 Apr 2019 Analyst Perspective

How Digital is Transforming the Future of Water

Companies are applying advanced data and analytics solutions to make more informed decisions across water, wastewater, and stormwater. This presentation by Bluefield President Reese Tisdale, first giv... »


06 Feb 2019

Industrial Water Efficiency Grows at a Cost… to Municipalities

To put things in perspective, U.S. and Canada industrial sector withdrawals have declined 30% over the last three decades to 152 billion gallons per day (the daily equivalent of 760 billion bottles of... »


22 Jan 2019 Research Note

Unplugged, GE Digital Sharpens Focus on Water

On 13 December 2018, diversified U.S. industrial firm General Electric announced the spinoff of its software unit, GE Digital. The new, US$1.2 billion firm will remain a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE.... »


13 Dec 2018 Analyst Perspective

Navigating Water through Data

Data is crucial, and the water sector is no exception. In fact, data might be even more critical to water, given the ~70,000 municipal water and wastewater systems and +300,000 industrial systems in t... »


09 Jul 2018
Company Insight

Xylem Smart Water Strategy Breakdown: The Creation of a Market Leading Portfolio

Xylem eyes nascent developments around smart infrastructure and data analytics as key catalysts for future growth opportunities in water. Since 2015, Xylem has made a series of strategic acquisitions ... »


14 Jun 2018
Market Insight

Smart Water Down Under: Australia Water Utilities Deploy Advanced Technologies in Search of Operational Efficiency

Government-owned municipal water utilities in Australia provide essential water supply services to over 22 million people, representing 82.4% of the population. 2017 saw an uptick in municipal utiliti... »


06 Jun 2018
Research Note

USDA, Federal Funding for Water Falling Short of Requested Funds

On 24 May 2018, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program announced US$256 million in grants and loans for 81 projects across 35 states. T... »


State Revolving Fund Budget Allocations, 2017-2018: National Trends and Project Analysis

State revolving funds make up an average of 17% of total public spending on water and wastewater infrastructure  annually. In FY 2017 / 2018, state revolving funds will distribute over... »


09 May 2018
Research Note

Pentair Purifies Water Sector Strategy

On 30 April 2018, Pentair PLC executed a stock split, spinning off its electrical division into a new publicly traded company, nVent Electric PLC. First announced in May 2017, this marks the ultimate... »


Advanced Asset Management for Municipal Water: Global Trends & Strategies, 2018 – 2027

Smarter, more advanced asset management strategies will save water utilities US$41.9 billion in capital expenditures by 2027. Central to this shift to more advanced solutions, is the increasing value in data collection, analytics, and... »


11 Apr 2018 Analyst Perspective

Water In Humanitarian Emergencies: Water Infrastructure & Investments

First presented by Bluefield President Reese Tisdale at the Water Systems Science and Society (WSSS) Symposium at Tufts University in Boston. This presentation covers the following: Global Water Suppl... »




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