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Bluefield’s podcast series breaks down the biggest and smallest events signaling change and opportunity across the water landscape. The Future of Water is where we talk about all the ways in which companies, utilities, and people are addressing the challenges and opportunities in water. This is our chance to call out, question, and think about what is disrupting the water industry. Whether it’s municipal or industrial, vendor or utility, local, state or even globally focused, Bluefield's podcast is a source for critical insights. Bluefield’s team of water experts discuss a variety of topics impacting the future of water. We want to hear from you. Feel free to send topic ideas to podcasts@bluefieldresearch.com

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Bluefield’s podcast series breaks down the biggest and smallest events signaling change and opportunity across the water landscape. The Future of Water is where we talk about all the ways in which companies, utilities, and people are addressing the challenges and opportunities in water. This is our chance to call out, question, and think about what is disrupting the water industry. Whether it’s municipal or industrial, vendor or utility, local, state or even globally focused, Bluefield's podcast is a source for critical insights. Bluefield’s team of water experts discuss a variety of topics impacting the future of water. We want to hear from you. Feel free to send topic ideas to podcasts@bluefieldresearch.com

    What We Think about… When We Think about Water

    What We Think about… When We Think about Water

    Rather than focus on the nuts and bolts of the water industry, Bluefield shares broader market trends that are exciting our team. In this discussion, our water experts examine seven key factors shaping the outlook of water management. From the Internet of things to the future of agriculture, the team looks at global drivers of

    • 1 hr
    Telecom Strategies Emerge at the Center of Digital Water

    Telecom Strategies Emerge at the Center of Digital Water

    Data and the Internet of things are giving rise to a more notable group of influential companies in water: Telecommunications firms. By providing the essential “rails” for data transmission and connectivity between utility systems, assets, and companies, telecoms are poised to increasingly leverage their unique positions at the center of the digitization of water. While

    • 36 min
    Cloud Solutions Opening Door to Smaller Water Utilities

    Cloud Solutions Opening Door to Smaller Water Utilities

    A key factor driving the rapid growth of the global digital water market is the more mainstream adoption of cloud computing, according to Bluefield Research Director, Eric Bindler.  While cloud- and SaaS-based solutions were first popularized in the late 1990s and early 2000s, the water industry has only recently begun to embrace them. Captivating industry

    • 47 min
    Veolia and Suez Come to Terms, Redefining “Big Water”

    Veolia and Suez Come to Terms, Redefining “Big Water”

    For eight months Suez has pushed back against advances from Veolia in public via press releases, poison pills, and the entertainment of other suitors. However, on the 12th of April, Veolia and Suez announced that they have reached an agreement for a merger putting an end to the disputed takeover. The deal, which closes 14

    • 38 min
    What’s the Outlook for Fixing America’s Lead Water Pipes?

    What’s the Outlook for Fixing America’s Lead Water Pipes?

    It is finally “infrastructure week.” The Biden administration has proposed its US$2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan.  Sure, the Biden plan is a wish list, but one thing that stands out for the water sector is the US$45 billion to tackle lead service lines.  It is a well-documented, open secret that drinking water for millions of

    • 28 min
    Water Stress Undermines Global Supply Chains

    Water Stress Undermines Global Supply Chains

    Water touches almost every product, so it’s worth considering it as a critical input to every strategic supply chain decision. Climate issues continue to ripple through global industrial supply chains – from Texas to Taiwan. The combination of COVID-related shutdowns and drought is upending the industrial landscape. If anything, recent, water-related events show us how

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

sal_doc ,

My source for all things water

Great podcast for those who want to stay on top of pressing water issues!

SpencerMill ,

Spencer Mill

As a young professional in the water industry the team at Bluefield gives some valuable insights into all sectors of the industry! I personally work in Stormwater Management/municipal water and would love to hear more on that. Will definitely recommend to friends, Keep up the great work👍

Rhesus Monkey ,

The Best Water Podcast

Leveraging its data and ongoing analysis of the water industry, Bluefield’s team share its insights on a range of topics. If you are curious about water solutions and their applications from industry to home, it’s worth a listen.

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