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25 Jun 2019 Research Note

Seeking Fair Market Value for Water in Texas

On 10 June 2019, the Texas Legislature passed HB 3542, which will enable regulated water companies to pay a fair market value (FMV) for the purchase of water and wastewater systems in the state. Prior... »


Almost 50 years with The Clean Water Act: Analyzing Federal & State Enforcement Approaches and Trends

The impact of the Clean Water Act (CWA) on U.S. waterways and surface water bodies has been significant over the last 47 years and one that should not be overlooked. At its passing in 1972, on the hee... »


U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater Utility Rate Index, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, Bluefield Research has embarked upon an analysis of the water and wastewater rates in the U.S. and the impacts on residential bills. Ratepayers represent the primary s... »


Bluefield Breakfast Briefing 2019: The Future of Water

luefield 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 ta... »


05 Jun 2019 Analyst Perspective

Innovative Strategies for Municipal Water Reuse (Webinar)

Bluefield water experts Reese Tisdale and Erin Bonney Casey recently presented: Innovative Strategies for Municipal Water Reuse, a webinar in collaboration with the WateReuse Association. This analyst... »


05 Jun 2019 Research Note

PFAS Regulation for Water Advances Through State Actions

The U.S. regulatory environment addressing PFAS has picked up pace over the last two months. On 29 May 2019, the State of New Hampshire filed a lawsuit against Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFA... »


03 Jun 2019 Analyst Perspective

Water Innovation Ecosystems: Facilitating the Digital Water Journey

The global market landscape for digital water continues to evolve. This was evidenced at a recent event in Miami, Florida, where Bluefield Research’s Digital Water Research Director, Eric Bindler, p... »


U.S. Private Water Utilities: Drivers, Competitive Landscape and Acquisition Trends, 2019

Report just released. Now available for purchase and Insight Service Client download.  The U.S. water & wastewater utility landscape continues to evolve with established investor-owned utility co... »


17 May 2019 Research Note

Nutrient Treatment Evolves with New Regulations

Advanced utility solutions for nutrient pollution impacting U.S. waterways are finding traction in new project developments, such as Missouri American’s Lake Carmel project. This activity is being d... »


27 Apr 2019 Research Note

Arcadis Maintains Focus on Digital Growth with EAMS Group Acquisition

On 28 March 2019, Netherlands-based engineering & consulting firm Arcadis N.V. announced its decision to acquire a majority stake in EAMS Group, a privately- held digital asset management software... »


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... »


Funding U.S. Water & Wastewater Infrastructure: Analyzing Government Sources for Project Development

Municipal utility infrastructure in the U.S. is recognized for its much needed investment across more than 49,000, 18,000, and 2,400 community water, wastewater, and stormwater systems, respectively. ... »


22 Mar 2019 Research Note

Toro Charges into Municipal Water Infrastructure with Charles Machine Works Acquisition

On 15 February 2019, The Toro Company, a U.S. landscaping and irrigation equipment supplier, announced its acquisition of Oklahoma-based Charles Machine Works (CMW) for US$700 million. Within water &a... »


18 Mar 2019 Research Note

LA Sources Water Locally with US$8b Reuse Plan

On 21 February 2019 the Mayor of Los Angeles announced the city’s proposed plan to recycle 100% of its wastewater effluent by 2035. In doing so, the city estimates US$8 billion of infrastructure inv... »


19 Feb 2019 Market Insight

U.K. Municipal Water: Market Performance and Outlook for 2020-2025

2019 is a pivotal year for the privatized water and wastewater services companies in the U.K. They are all currently with regulator Ofwat on price review (PR19) to establish new business plans for the... »




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16 Jul 2019 Neighbors Face Off Over Texas’ Other Lucrative Resource: Water

19 Jun 2019 ‘Intelligent water’ could save U.S water utilities $17.6 billion, report says