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Report: Water reuse capacity to increase 37 percent over next decade

Report: Water reuse capacity to increase 37 percent over next decade

September 18, 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

New capacity additions in the U.S. municipal water sector are forecasted to surpass $21.5 billion (USD) from 2017 to 2027, according to a new report from Bluefield Research, U.S. Municipal Water Reuse: Opportunities, Outlook, & Competitive Landscape, 2017-2027. According to Bluefield, an increasing focus on resiliency and water supply risk isRead More

Philadelphia Launches New Water Pricing Model for Low-Income Residents

Philadelphia Launches New Water Pricing Model for Low-Income Residents

August 16, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

By Erin Bonney Casey The City of Philadelphia has thrust itself into the broader national discussion on the affordability of water with its newly launched and unique water pricing model. In an era of rising water rates and constrained municipal budgets, Philadelphia is adapting to shifting market conditions. The goalRead More

Bluefield: Household water, sewer bills steadily outpacing inflation

Bluefield: Household water, sewer bills steadily outpacing inflation

July 10, 2017 at 10:36 am 0 comments

Residential water and wastewater bills have progressively increased by 5.7 percent annually over the past five years, outpacing average annual income growth (5 percent) and inflation (1.9 percent) and magnifying the financial challenges facing municipal water utilities. Analysis of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. show combined monthlyRead More

Bluefield: CAPEX for pipe suppliers to hit $300 billion over next decade

Bluefield: CAPEX for pipe suppliers to hit $300 billion over next decade

May 30, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

A new report from Bluefield Research says that heightening concerns about municipal water infrastructure in the United States could position pipe and hardware companies to rack up an estimated $300 billion in forecasted capital expenditures over the next decade. The report, U.S. Municipal Pipe Markets: Trends, Opportunities and a Changing Competitive LandscapeRead More

Esri ArcGIS has become a mission-critical enterprise system for local government and water utilities’ core business processes. The distinction between the software application and the GIS is no longer relevant to an end user. They have become one. This is particularly true for ArcGIS utilized by local government organizations for public asset management.

Report: Forecasted spending on smart water technology tops $20 billion over next decade

May 5, 2017 at 7:30 am 0 comments

The U.S. municipal water sector, which has traditionally been slow to adopt new technologies, sits at the cusp of change with more than $20 billion of forecasted spending on software, data and analytics solutions over the next decade. As a result, more than 40 companies are positioning to deploy state-of-the-artRead More

Bluefield: M&As in water sector signal growth

Bluefield: M&As in water sector signal growth

May 1, 2017 at 11:20 am 0 comments

According to a new report from Bluefield Research, mergers and acquisitions in the global water sector exceeded $20 billion in 2016, pushing the three-year total valuation of announced deals to more than $57 billion. The report, Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global Landscape, presents in-depth analysis of 447 transactions sinceRead More

Report: States look to reuse, desal as long-term water supply options

Report: States look to reuse, desal as long-term water supply options

April 20, 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

According to a new analysis from Bluefield Research, municipal water utilities across the United States have sparked a wave of investment in water reuse and desalination projects exceeding $18 billion. With traditional water supplies no longer a certainty for many utilities, demonstrated cost declines and competitiveness have been a critical driver to reuse andRead More

Bluefield: Big data, IoT will positively impact global infrastructure gap

Bluefield: Big data, IoT will positively impact global infrastructure gap

March 6, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

According to Bluefield Research, the water sector will spend more than $20 billion in metering, data management and analytics globally by 2025, as cutting-edge, smart water solutions continue to gain traction with municipal water utilities that see data and analytics as tools for addressing aging infrastructure. At the root of this change is theRead More

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