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Economics of Beer, Wine Drive New Water Service Model

Utilities are marking breweries & wineries as significant industrial users and increasing discharge rates. Water and wastewater already represent 30% of craft brewers’ costs... »

Mining Turns Corner as Escondida Commissioned

In June 2017, BHP Billiton will fully commission the largest desalination plant in the Americas – a 216,000 m3/d reverse osmosis project located in Antofagasta, Chile... »

Quarterly Briefing Q1 2017: U.S. Industrial Water Markets

A stabilization of energy prices closer to US$50/bbl has stoked water service provider expectations for a renewal of the U.S. hydraulic fracturing sector.... »

Quarterly Briefing Q1 2017: U.S. Municipal Water Markets

Bluefield's water experts look at infrastructure investment needs, water sector disruptors, and strategies of new market entrants in Q1 2017... »

Peru Reinvigorates Water and Sanitation Policy

On 20 January 2017 Peru’s government announced a budget of US$1.24 billion for water and sanitation projects to be built in 2017, a 70% increase over 2016 spending.... »

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