According to a new report by Arcadis and Bluefield Research, intelligent water can address two of the biggest challenges facing the U.S. water utility sector today: affordability and resilience.
“The research indicates that only 21 percent of utilities feel they are fully able to cover costs of service,” said Eric Bindler, research director for digital water, Bluefield Research." Water Finance & Management19 Jun 2019
Detailed data can help separate the good from the bad, and San Francisco PUC and a handful of other utilities are turning to a growing cluster of analytics companies to help them make sense of it. The hope is that the tools of artificial intelligence and machine learning...can pinpoint which pipes are most likely to fail and thus are the best candidates for replacement. Circle of Blue25 Jan 2019
Municipal water is arriving — if it has not already — at a crossroads at which long-established and proven water and wastewater utility management practices are being challenged. Calls for increased adoption of more advanced solutions — digital water, reclaimed water use, decentralized treatment — are forcing water service providers to take note. Certainly, these calls are partly being driven by hype but where there is smoke, there is usually fire. WaterWorld19 Dec 2018
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 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... »
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... »
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... »
Overall, 2018 was a strong year for digital water, with growing interest among municipal water utilities seeking to engage in data-driven technologies and solutions. This quarterly insights highlights... »
Featured guest Frank Burns from Apana describes how water can become a central component of the smart cities movement. In the Bluefield on Tap segment, Co-Founder and VP Keith Hays offers his perspect... »
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