Average water losses are approximately 14% in the U.S, which translates into more than $6 billion in economic costs per year.
Delving deeper into non-revenue water by system owner, the bottom-up data highlights clear differences in water and financial losses when comparing large & small munis, smaller private systems, and investor owned utilities.
The combination of financial upheaval and aging pipe infrastructure for water and wastewater utilities presents a unique opportunity for trenchless technology solutions providers to expand their market positions, according to a report by Bluefield Research. Water and Wastewater Digest24 Sep 2020
Bluefield Research’s new report, Underground Infrastructure: U.S. Water & Wastewater Pipe Network Forecast, 2019-2028, shows pipe networks and associated hardware account for 37% of total forecasted municipal CAPEX. WaterWorld21 Nov 2019
More than $234 billion of capital expenditures (CAPEX) are expected over the next 10 years to address aging municipal water and wastewater pipe network infrastructure, according to a new forecast from Bluefield Research. Water Finance & Management14 Nov 2019
Bluefield’s team of water experts identified two acquisitions in October 2020 that further highlight growing interest in the trenchless water & wastewater pipe rehabilitation segment. The most notable of the two deals... »
The 2.2 million miles of drinking water pipe and 1.8 million miles of wastewater pipe installed across the U.S. vary significantly in age and material type. With current annual replacement rates less than 1% and looming ... »
The 2.2 million miles of drinking water pipe and 1.8 million miles of wastewater pipe installed across the U.S. vary in material type depending largely on when and where the pipe was installed. As new materials replace... »
Real losses, apparent losses, and unbilled consumption are negatively impacting utility bottom lines through wasted water supplies, energy usage for pumping, treatment costs, and improper customer billing for services.... »
Companies approaching water as a business are often challenged by a lack of high quality, reliable intelligence. Bluefield bridges this gap with actionable, data-backed analysis supported by a transparent research methodology and ongoing access to our global water experts. As an independent insight firm focused exclusively on water markets, executives rely on our suite of research services to validate their assumptions, address critical questions, and strengthen strategic planning processes.
192 South Street Suite 550 Boston, MA 02111 USA North America: +1 (617) 910 2540
Carrer de Sant Joan de la Salle 42 Edifici Technova, 2.12 08022 Barcelona, Spain Europe: +34 93 681 4325