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2017 Global Outlook of the Water Industry

2017 Global Outlook of the Water Industry

The demand for sustainable solutions in the municipal segment is driven by huge investments made to build resilient cities across the world. A continual push for circular economy has led to innovation in making the water infrastructure sustainable. Decentralized treatment systems are gaining attention due to their efficiency, cost effectiveness and better reuse capabilities. Water stress, coupled with rapid industrialization, has pushed rapidly growing economies such as India and China to adopt stringent regulations and enforce sustainable technologies to manage water pollution and stress. Implementation of the Internet of Things (IOT) in water and waste water infrastructure has helped in ensuring optimization and efficiency. This has further pushed the demand for smart and sustainable solutions.

Key predictions for the municipal water and wastewater segment include sustainability, customer engagement, smart water management, etc., while the growing demand for sustainable solutions, water reuse and zero liquid discharge (ZLD) will drive the water and wastewater market in the industrial segment. The global water market for the year 2017 is estimated to have a revenue of $652.38 billion, with advanced membrane technologies and disinfection techniques getting due attention in the municipal segment. While the municipal segment has exhibited a growth of 3.8% from 2016, the industrial segment has exhibited a growth of 5.7%.

Research Scope
The study estimates the size of the 2017 Global Outlook for the Water Industry to be $652.38 billion. The predictions for the year 2017 are done with 2016 as the base year. The study highlights key market predictions for 2017 for both industrial and municipal segments. The municipal and industrial water market covers the Total Expenditure (TOTEX) of the following across treatment plants and networks: design and engineering, operation and maintenance, water and wastewater technology, process control management, chemicals.

Frost & Sullivan has presented the municipal and industrial water market expenditure forecast for Asia-Pacific (APAC), North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Latin America. Key market predictions for municipal and industrial segment for each of these regions, in addition to revenue, are presented in the study. The study also encompasses the municipal and industrial technology outlook for various regions and the revenues for technology employed in water treatment, wastewater treatment, sludge management and smart water management.

The following are the key questions this study seeks to answer:
• What are the key market predictions for the global water industry in 2017?
• What is the revenue of the global water industry in 2017? How has it grown since 2016?
• What technology is growing and declining in 2017?
• What are the prospects for advanced treatment technologies and how is it replacing conventional systems?
• What are the key conclusions of this Global Outlook study of the water industry?


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings of Global Water Market Outlook
    • Global Water Market-Overall Market Outlook 2017
    • Treatment Equipment Breakdown
      • Table Water & Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market: Revenue Forecast by Key Technologies, Global, 2017
    • Key 2017 Global Municipal Water Market Predictions
    • Municipal Water Market Expenditure Forecast
    • Key 2017 Global Industrial Water Market Predictions
    • Industrial Water Market Expenditure Forecast
  • Research Scope and Segmentation
    • Research Scope
  • Key Global Municipal Water and Wastewater Trends
    • Market Segmentation-Municipal
    • Key 2017 Global Municipal Water Market Predictions
    • Top Global Municipal Water Market Outlook Predictions 2017
    • Global Municipal Water Market Forecast
    • Expenditure Forecast by Segment
      • Table Municipal Water Market: Expenditure Forecast by Segment, Global, 2016 and 2017
    • Expenditure Forecast by Region
  • Municipal Water-Regional Outlook
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Europe
    • North America
    • Middle East & Africa
    • Latin America
  • Municipal Water-Technology Outlook
    • Technology Segments-Snapshot
    • Global Municipal W & WWT Technology Segment-Water Treatment Technologies
    • Global Municipal W & WWT Technology Segment-Wastewater Treatment Technologies
    • Global Municipal W & WWT Technology Segment-Sludge Treatment Technologies
    • Global Municipal W & WWT Technology Segment-Smart Water Grid
    • Key Global Municipal Water and Wastewater Technology Trends 2017
  • Key Global Industrial Water and Wastewater Trends
    • Market Segmentation-Industrial
    • Key 2017 Global Industrial Water Market Predictions
    • Top Global Industrial Water Market Outlook Predictions for 2017
    • Global Industrial Water Market Expenditure
    • Expenditure Forecast by Segments
      • Table Industrial Water Market: Expenditure Forecast by Segment, Global, 2016-2017
    • Expenditure Forecast by Region
  • Industrial Water-Regional Outlook
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Europe
    • North America
    • Middle East & Africa
    • Latin America
  • Industrial Water-Technology Outlook
    • Technology and Chemical Segment Forecast
    • Global Industrial W & WWT Technology Segment-Water Treatment Technologies
    • Global Industrial W & WWT Technology Segment-Wastewater Treatment Technologies
    • Global Industrial W & WWT Technology Segment-Sludge Treatment Technologies
    • Key Global Industrial Water and Wastewater Technology Trends 2017
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity-Value-add Services
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • Key Conclusions
    • Market Engineering Methodology

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