The entire water sector—municipal & industrial— is bracing for the supply and demand-side disruption brought on by coronavirus and the economic downturn.
Current market conditions are already heightening stress on utility workforces because of social distancing and self-quarantining for non-essential employees. This further highlights the benefits and risks associated with remote monitoring and advanced asset management.
Almost 90 cities and states across the US have suspended water shutoffs for residents unable to afford their bills, as local leaders scramble to tackle the complex public health threats posed by the coronavirus pandemic. The Guardian24 Mar 2020
As concern grows over the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, many people across Minnesota and the U.S. have been stocking up on items like food, cleaning supplies and bottled water. Minnesota Public Radio24 Mar 2020
Disinfecting wipes are helping people combat the spreading of germs amid the coronavirus pandemic. But some experts say the wipes, arguably the supply that's been used to clean surfaces in homes the most, are harming sewers. CNN24 Mar 2020
The energy landscape is changing rapidly because of economic shifts and geopolitical impacts on water for energy. This quarterly insight highlights key trends, transaction details, and competitive shifts in the water for ... »
This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transactions, and competitive shifts in the U.S. private water market. Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks company financials, mergers and acquisitions, service contract awards, and federal... »
The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for approximately US$110 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators, and vendors seek ... »
Uncertainty precipitated by the COVID-19 economic disruption has left utilities in a difficult situation, particularly for those transitioning into new fiscal years. Annually, July 1 is the start of the fiscal year for 37 of the 100... »
The impacts of COVID-19 are still working their way through the markets and potentially impacting deal flow, leaving significant uncertainty in the near to medium term. Deal flow in Q2 2020—and well into Q3—signals a... »
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