Water Utilities & Smart Solutions
Frost & Sullivan’s Water Utilities and Smart Solutions program area focuses on the transformational trends shaping the future of the global water and wastewater utilities market. With nearly two-thirds of the world’s population estimated to live in water stressed areas by 2025, current trends focus on the efficient production, supply, use, and reuse of the world’s limited water resources. This is being achieved through the rehabilitation of aging utilities, advancements in treatment technology, decentralized solutions, and smart solutions. Water Utilities and Smart Solutions' research team constantly tracks these transformational technologies as it drives business transformation and enable clients to improve business value. Increased penetration of these transformational trends will change the dynamics of the market by changing investment and funding patterns, utility spending, and even the way in which business is conducted in this market.
Our services in this program area include industry analysis, custom consulting, growth consulting (strategy consulting), market research, market forecasts, and insights into emerging technologies. Water Utilities and Smart Solutions program area broadly covers:
- Municipal Water and wastewater treatment
- Distribution and collection networks
- Treatment technologies
- Smart water infrastructure
- Novel business models in water production and supply
29 Mar 2016  |  Global
Amidst Tightening Water Budgets, Growth to be Moulded by Sustainability Imperatives
This research service provides a detailed account of 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 y...
13 Jul 2015  |  Asia Pacific
Wellness, Product Aesthetics, and Innovative Functions are Becoming Key Purchasing Factors
The research covers the Asia-Pacific market for residential water treatment equipment, with in-depth analysis for most of the countries in the region. Water treatment equipment covered in this study includes point-of-use equipment, point-of-entry equipment, and pitchers. The research uses Frost & Sullivan proprietary market engineering methodology ...
09 Apr 2015  |  Asia Pacific
The Future of Water Industry Tracking and Managing Water by Integrating Smart Solutions
The growing middle-class population in Asia-Pacific (APAC) will result in an increased demand for freshwater consumption. The region will account for more than 50% of the middle-class population globally by 2020 and 60% by 2030. Therefore, opportunities lie in the rehabilitation of old water facilities in the existing cities, and greenfield develop...
21 Nov 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Increasing Population and Industrial Activities are Likely to Drive the Growth
Population of the GCC region is continuously increasing and this directly affects water consumption in the municipal sector, which relies heavily on the water obtained from desalination using membranes. Governments in GCC countries have identified municipal wastewater treatment as a priority area for multiple reasons such as achieving the Millenniu...
14 Nov 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Desalination and Recycle and Reuse Systems to Dominate the Market
This research service discusses how the high population and urbanization of India is putting severe pressure on Indias water resources. Ground water and fresh water are the major resources of India and both are not adequate to meet the growing demand from various sectors. These sectors include agriculture, industry, and domestic use. This situatio...
17 Jul 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Further Reforms May Remain Unclear as Multiple Advancements in the Water Industry Continue
This research service focuses on the growth and improvement potentials of the Australian water industry and water utilities. This water industry is highly fragmented, with several small and medium-sized participants. Furthermore, the water industry is different by state/territory. Australias urban water sectors administrative arrangements vary by...
15 May 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Country Benchmarking: Climate Change Recalibrates the Water Industry in Asia-PacificA CEO's 360-Degree Perspective
Extreme Weather Conditions Renew Cooperation between Water Companies and Governments
This research service focuses on the current practices of countries in Asia-Pacific in fighting climate change with respect to the water industry. Some of the most prevalent issues in climate change are intense rainfall that causes severe flooding, and extreme dry weather or drought. In both extremities, the water industry is affected. This study ...
02 Apr 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Asian Water Companies Sail in a Rough Sea of Competition
This Frost & Sullivan company benchmark analysis reviews the competitive landscape of the water and wastewater treatment market in Asia-Pacific, measured through three main perspecives; growth, business, and innovation. These perspectives branch off into various criteria including revenue growth, expansion, customer acquisition, strategies, deliver...
27 Dec 2013  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Innovative Technologies Will See Greater Adoption
The Produced Water treatment market in GCC countries has immense growth potential amid an increasing oil and gas output and ageing oil and gas fields. Ageing oil and gas fields, increased level of production, regulations for effluent disposal, socio economic stability, and water demand are the key driving factors for this market. The study period i...
18 Dec 2013  |  North America
Market Success Requires Finely-tuned Regional Strategies
Smart water metering shows great potential in the global market, but vendors must be aware of regional end-user needs to relate benefits. Levels of technological sophistication and data analysis work differently in various regions due to environmental, regulatory, and utility factors. When correctly priced and brought to market, there are strong dr...