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Potential Investment in the Water Value Chain in South Africa

Potential Investment in the Water Value Chain in South Africa

Scope of the report

The research report includes the following segments:
Product scope: Water Supply Chain
Geographic scope: South Africa
End-user scope: Private and Public Investors in Water Supply Chain

Overview of the South African water sector, investment opportunities, trends and challenges in the water sector, and key conclusions and recommendations have been provided in the research.

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Comprehensive market analysis for the following sectors:
Pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology, semiconductor and electronics, energy and power supplies, food and beverages, chemicals, advanced materials, industrial automation, and telecom, and IT. We also analyze retailers and super-retailers, technology partners, and research and development (R&D) companies.

Key Questions Answered

What does the organizational structure of the water economy of South Africa look like in terms of public participants?
Where are key opportunities in the supply side of the water value chain?
Where are key opportunities in the demand side of the water value chain?
What is the required value of investment needed over the next 10 years?
What are the challenges facing the water sector?


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
  • Introduction
    • Country Overview-South Africa
      • Table Quantitative Water Indicators, South Africa, 2015
    • Definition of Water Sector Terms
  • Overview of the South African Water Sector
    • Overview of Water Governance in South Africa
    • Water Landscape/Value Chain
    • Key Participants in the Market-Catchment Management Areas
    • Key Participants in the Market-Water Management Areas
    • Key Participants in the Market-Water Boards
    • Water Regulation
    • The Financial Framework
    • The Role of COGTA and Municipalities
    • Water Tariffs, Pricing, and an Independent Regulator
  • Investment Opportunities
    • Opportunities in the Water Sector-DWA Strategic Overview
      • Table DWA's 10-year Infrastructure and Capital Plans, South Africa, 2015-2025
    • Opportunities in the Water Sector-RDI
    • Methodology of the RDI 10-Year Roadmap
    • All Seven Cluster Objectives
    • RDI Roadmap-Focus on Supply Cluster 3 (S3)
    • Strategic RDD Programme-S3
    • RDI Roadmap-Focus on Supply Cluster 4 (S4)
    • Strategic Research, Development and Deployment Programme-S4
    • RDI Roadmap-Focus on Demand Cluster 4 (D4)
    • Strategic Research, Development and Deployment Programme-D3
    • Sources of Funding under the RDI Roadmap
    • Opportunities in the Water Sector-Total Investment
      • Table Water Investment Requirement Per Year by Cluster, South Africa, 2016-2025
    • Opportunities in the Water Sector-Supply Cluster 1
      • Table Water Supply Cluster 1, South Africa, 2016-2025
    • Opportunities in the Water Sector-Demand Cluster 3
      • Table Water Demand Cluster 3, South Africa, 2016-2025
    • Specific Areas of High Growth in the Water Sector
    • Water Stewardship in South Africa
    • Corporate Water Risks and the CDP Water Programme
  • Trends/Challenges Faced by the Water Sector
  • Strategic Conclusions and Recommendations
    • Strategic Conclusions & Recommendations
  • Appendix
    • Abbreviations

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