Water Utility Research Report
The U.S. water sector is, and always will be, about people. Addressing affordability and building resilience requires a unique relationship between advanced technology and the people using it.
Change doesn't need to be monumental to have an impact. Steady forward momentum can improve adoption and ensure sustainability.
This report was created in collaboration with Bluefield Research and is the first in a series of insights on Intelligent Water.
The Intelligent Water Series
Intelligent Water presents many opportunities for utilities to reimagine their futures. This insight series is designed to build confidence and accelerate forward momentum.
Affordability and resilience loom large
Consumers and utilities alike are straining to maximize their budgets, while resilience shocks and stressors put the sector’s aging infrastructure at risk.
Intelligent Water can reveal billions in value...
Operations and maintenance spending is on the rise, but capital spending is trending downward. Only 21 percent of utilities feel they are currently able to fully cover costs and services.
...including $17.6 billion in CAPEX savings alone
Advanced asset management tools, including those powered by AI and predictive analytics, can inform the best decisions for overall maintenance approach, rehabilitation or replacement interventions.
Human-centric evolution is the key
Intelligent Water’s digital solutions hold great potential that the workforce can maximize. With collective intelligence, the two groups combine to unlock significant value that would be inaccessible to either group on its own.
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