Cities are fast becoming “smart,” and the impact on people’s lives can be immense. Singapore’s smart traffic cameras restrict traffic depending on volume and ease the commute of thousands of passengers every day. Fast Company22 Oct 2019
A recent study conducted by design and consultancy firm Arcadis and market researcher Bluefield Research revealed a surprising statistic: only 21 percent of utilities feel they are currently able to fully cover the cost of service. “And we’re expecting to see that number drop to as low as 15-16 percent in the future,” said Eric Bindler, digital water research director for Bluefield Research. WaterWorld28 Aug 2019
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
On 17 September 2019, U.S. digital water startup 120WaterAudit closed its Series A funding round, securing US$7 million from a trio of venture capital (VC) investors. The round was led by HG Ventures... »
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... »
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... »
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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