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World Water Disinfection

Regulations, health concerns to aid disinfection demand
Worldwide demand for water disinfection products is projected to exceed $7.5 billion in 2016. Significant changes are occurring around the world for a number of reasons. There is continuing concern about disinfection byproducts (DBPs), many of which are known or suspected carcinogens. Outbreaks of waterborne illness persist even in developed nations as pathogens such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia lamblia are resistant to chlorine. Heightened security and antiterrorism measures have led to increased regulatory costs. Finally, standards for water quality and waste-water treatment around the world are tightening -- including pressure to treat wastewater so that it is suitable for reuse or resupply of source waters. The net result of these factors has been a switch away from elemental chlorine in favor of higher value chemicals and advanced treatment technologies.

All disinfection markets worldwide to be impacted
The most notable changes in product mix are occurring in the municipal market. This trend is led by the US, which is making a push to replace chlorine gas. Around the world, municipal water treatment systems are reviewing their disinfection choices and trying to determine the best technology. In developing countries, this includes efforts to expand treated water supplies. Across the board, wastewater disinfection will post above average gains -- as operators improve on treatment techniques in developed areas and expand them in developing regions. The recreational market is dominated by a handful of countries -- namely the US, Brazil, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Australia, South Africa, and Mexico. While chemicals will continue to account for most recreational water treatment, saltwater chlorine generators and ozone equipment are increasing their market presence, as they provide better water quality.

The industrial market will rebound due to accelerating production activity, particularly in the large US market. Generally, industrial users favor high-end chemicals and nonchemical disinfection techniques, but chlorine and other commodities have a significant presence in industrial markets in developing countries. In those areas, rising numbers of users will shift to products that are better suited for industrial processes.

Different regions, different reasons for growth
In the US and Canada, municipal systems are increasingly replacing chlorine with sodium hypochlorite -- either in bulk form, or produced with onsite equipment -- as well as UV and ozone systems due to the regulatory burdens of chlorine use, in addition to health and environmental concerns. Saltwater chlorinators are becoming more common in pool applications. In Western Europe, the shift to equipment is further along than elsewhere in the world, but some areas of the European Union are not fully compliant with treatment standards, particularly in wastewater. In the developing world, expansion of water systems to reach rural areas and other previously unserved populations will be the primary driver of growth -- but even in these areas, use of UV and ozone equipment will increase as cities seek to reduce their reliance on chlorine. There is also growing pressure for wastewater treatment in developing areas, which in some cases is almost nonexistent.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND (million dollars)
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • Macroeconomic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)
    • World Gross Fixed Capital Formation
      • Table WORLD GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)
    • World Personal Consumption Expenditures
      • Table WORLD PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)
    • World Demographic Outlook
      • Population
        • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)
      • Urbanization Patterns
        • Table WORLD URBAN POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)
    • World Water Use
      • Table WORLD NONAGRICULTURAL WATER USE BY REGION (billion cubic meters)
      • Water Shortage
      • Water Reuse
    • World Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)
    • World Electricity Generation
      • Table WORLD ELECTRICITY GENERATION BY REGION (billion kilowatt hours)
    • Environmental & Regulatory Issues
      • Water Pollution
      • Regulations
      • Waterborne Diseases
    • Technology & Product Innovation
    • International Trade
  • OVERVIEW
    • General
      • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
    • Products
      • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Chemicals
        • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION CHLORINE CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION CHLORINE GAS DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION CHLORINE DERIVATIVE DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION BROMINE DERIVATIVE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER WATER DISINFECTION CHEMICALS BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Equipment
        • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION CHEMICAL GENERATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD UV WATER DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD OZONE WATER DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER WATER DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT BY REGION (million dollars)
    • Markets
      • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
      • Municipal
        • Table WORLD MUNICIPAL WATER DISINFECTION MARKET BY SEGMENT (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD MUNICIPAL SUPPLY WATER MARKET FOR DISINFECTION PRODUCTS BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER MARKET FOR DISINFECTION PRODUCTS BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Industrial
        • Table WORLD INDUSTRIAL MARKET FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Recreational
        • Table WORLD RECREATIONAL MARKET FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS BY REGION (million dollars)
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: General
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
    • North America: Water Disinfection Product Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • United States
      • Table UNITED STATES: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table UNITED STATES: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table UNITED STATES: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • Canada
      • Table CANADA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 US dollars)
      • Table CANADA: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million US dollars)
      • Table CANADA: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million US dollars)
    • Mexico
      • Table MEXICO: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table MEXICO: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table MEXICO: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: General
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
    • Western Europe: Water Disinfection Product Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • France
      • Table FRANCE: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table FRANCE: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table FRANCE: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • Germany
      • Table GERMANY: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table GERMANY: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table GERMANY: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • Italy
      • Table ITALY: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table ITALY: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table ITALY: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • Spain
      • Table SPAIN: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table SPAIN: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table SPAIN: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • United Kingdom
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • Other Western Europe
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: General
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
    • Asia/Pacific: Water Disinfection Product Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Australia
      • Table AUSTRALIA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 US dollars)
      • Table AUSTRALIA: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million US dollars)
      • Table AUSTRALIA: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million US dollars)
    • China
      • Table CHINA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table CHINA: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table CHINA: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • India
      • Table INDIA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table INDIA: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table INDIA: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • Japan
      • Table JAPAN: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table JAPAN: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table JAPAN: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • South Korea
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • Taiwan
      • Table TAIWAN: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 US dollars)
      • Table TAIWAN: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million US dollars)
      • Table TAIWAN: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million US dollars)
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: General
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Central & South America: Water Disinfection Product Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
        • Table BRAZIL: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table BRAZIL: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: General
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Eastern Europe: Water Disinfection Product Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
        • Table RUSSIA: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table RUSSIA: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: General
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: MARKET ENVIRONMENT FOR WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCTS (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Africa/Mideast: Water Disinfection Product Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Africa/Mideast: Markets
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: WATER DISINFECTION MARKETS (million dollars)
      • Africa/Mideast: Suppliers
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table WORLD WATER DISINFECTION PRODUCT SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)
    • Market Share
    • Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Research & Development
      • Low Cost Position
      • Focus Strategies
      • Cooperative Agreements
        • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Company Profiles
      • Akzo Nobel NV
      • Ashland Incorporated
      • Atlantium Technologies Limited
      • Axiall Corporation
      • BASF SE
      • Brenntag AG
      • Buckman Laboratories International Incorporated
      • BWT AG
      • Calgon Carbon Corporation
      • Chemtura Corporation
      • China National BlueStar Group Company Limited
      • Danaher Corporation
      • Dow Chemical Company
      • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
      • Ebara Corporation
      • Ecolab Incorporated
      • Fuji Electric Company Limited
      • GDF SUEZ
      • General Electric Company
      • GLV Incorporated
      • Grundfos Holding A/S
      • Halma plc
      • Israel Chemicals Limited
      • ITT Corporation
      • Kemira Oyj
      • Kurita Water Industries Limited
      • LIT Technology
      • Lonza Group Limited
      • MIOX Corporation
      • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
      • Occidental Petroleum Corporation
      • Olin Corporation
      • ProMinent Dosiertechnik GmbH
      • Royal Philips Electronics NV
      • Severn Trent plc
      • Shanghai Duojia Water Treatment Science and Technology Company Limited
      • Siemens AG
      • Solvay SA
      • Veolia Environnement
      • Xylem Incorporated
    • Other Companies Mentioned in Study

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