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Thailand Water Report 2015


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Thailand Water Report 2015

BMI View: With the continued stalling of the project pipeline and the persistent risk of both drought andflood damage, in conjunction with high losses and limited sanitation facilities, we view the Thai watersector as offering minimal opportunities and high risks to both services and infrastructure companies. Therecent announcement that some urgently needed works are to be restarted is a positive step; however, westill anticipate delays and cancellations.

The beginning of the dry season in Thailand may result in severe water shortages in 31 provinces in 2015.

Parts of eight provinces have already been declared drought disaster areas, according to Department ofGroundwater Resources Director General Praneet Roibang. The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives(MOAC) has taken several steps to mitigate the situation, such as requesting farmers to decrease secondcroprice planting in certain areas, employing 32,562 drought-affected farmers to work on state projects andencouraging the planting of alternative crops. The interior ministry has allocated THB1.4bn (USD42.91mn)for the dredging of canals and development of water sources to manage water scarcity. Meanwhile, thecabinet approved a USD240mn budget to alleviate drought in the country. This is an increase on theprevious allocation and should prove advantageous to both services companies and infrastructure groups.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Water
Political
Economic
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Production
Table: Total Water Production
Table: Water Production by Source
Non Revenue Water
Table: Non Revenue Water
Water Distribution
Table: Water Distribution
Domestic Consumption
Table: Domestic Consumption
Non Domestic Consumption
Table: Mains Non Domestic Consumption
Table: Non Mains Non Domestic Consumption
Sanitation
Table: Wastewater Treatment
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Thailand Risk/Reward Index
Table: Asia Water Risk/Reward Index
Rewards
Risks
Market Overview
Services Market Overview
Water Management
Revenues and Tariffs
Table: Water Tariffs
Water Infrastructure Market Overview
Competitive Landscape
Ministry Of Natural Resources And Environment
Ministry Of Agriculture And Cooperatives
Pollution Control Department
Water And Flood Management Commission
Department Of Water Resources
Thai Tap Water Supply Public Company
Eastern Water Resources Development And Management Public Company
Private Water Companies
Global Industry Overview
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Thailand 1990-2025)
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Water Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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