Global Water & Wastewater Market Report 2016 - Trends, Technologies & Opportunities Report - Research and Markets

Apr 07, 2016, 10:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Water and Wastewater Market Outlook 2016"  report to their offering. 

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This comprehensive report analyzes the global water and wastewater sector's transformation in 2016. The global market comprises solutions, services, and utilities spanning both municipal and industrial users. An estimated $625 billion is expected to be spent in the treatment, transfer, and disposal of water and wastewater this year. 

Sustainability measures will be the core driver of market growth, which is pegged at 4%. Smart solution investments will increase. Furthermore, while an economic downturn in certain regions may deter new investments in the water sector, utilitarian aspects are expected to maintain water service levels. Predictions are provided for the 2016 global municipal and industrial water markets. 

Key Industrial Water Market Predictions: 

1. Integration of Internal and External Assets 

  • Companies are expected to vertically integrate their offerings to enhance services.

2. Increase in Smart Solutions for Dosing & Chemical Management 

  • Investment in smart solutions in 2016 will improve the management of chemicals supply chain.

3. Slowdown in Oil & Gas Market Impacts Water 

  • With oil and gas capex forecast to decline, the water market will also suffer, as water treatment is required for all new oil and gas projects.

4. Strongest Growth to Come from Power Sector 

  • Production of electricity will account for the major share of revenue in the industrial water market in 2016.

5. Process Control and Management 

  • The process control and management market is forecast to increase by X% to $X billion in 2016, out of a total market of $X billion.

6. Reducing Water Footprint 

  • Focus will continue on reducing water footprint by means of reuse and implementation of efficient treatment solutions.

Key Municipal Water Market Predictions: 

1. Increase in Tariff and Metering Rate 

  • Average water prices are forecast to rise further in 2016, as utilities focus on maximizing revenues and minimizing non-revenue water.

2. Stronger Focus on Asset Management 

  • An essential step towards sustainability of the water systems and networks is strong asset management.

3. Leapfrogging in Developing Nations 

  • Emerging economies with greenfield infrastructure installations will adopt the latest technology thereby futureproofing themselves.

4. Network Renewal 

  • Network rehabilitation continues in 2016 with increasing focus on utilizing new pipe materials to maximize effectiveness.

Report Structure:

1. Executive Summary 

2. Research Scope and Segmentation 

3. Global Municipal Water Market 

4. Municipal Regional Outlook 

5. Municipal Technology Outlook 

6. Global Industrial Water Market 

7. Industrial Regional Outlook 

8. Industrial Technology Outlook 

9. Key Conclusions 

10. Appendix

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