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Strategic Directions Reports

Strategic Directions Reports

The annual Strategic Directions Report series offers analysis and insights into key issues and trends facing the smart cities and utilities, electric, natural gas, and water utility sectors. Drawing insights from industry leaders from around the globe, we dive into immediate and long-term market needs ranging from asset management and infrastructure financing to resilience planning and data analytics. This annual examination allows Black & Veatch to continually measure industry progress, market shifts and emerging challenges to drive infrastructure transformation. 

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2023 Water Report

Based on a survey of more than 450 U.S. water stakeholders, Black & Veatch's Water Report offers a comprehensive look into the issues and trends facing the water utility industry today. In this 11th edition of our report, our annual examination measures industry progress, market shifts and emerging challenges and headwinds. Our experts provide detailed analyses of the survey’s findings and key insights into trends driving infrastructure transformation in today’s water industry.

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Our Strategic Directions Reports have been conducted since 2006, working to capture the industry’s viewpoint concerning ongoing issues facing our clients and business partners. In addition to graphical interpretation of survey results, our full reports provide expert analysis, recommendations and actionable intelligence for overcoming the growing challenges facing each industry.

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