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
20 May 2014  |  Global
Augmenting Health Wellness and Wellbeing Consciousness Boosts Market Growth
This research service provides key insights into market trends in the global residential and light commercial water treatment equipment market for the current (2013) market. In addition, it discusses in depth the industry challenges and important drivers and restraints impacting the global WTE market. Additional details on current scenarios, in ter...
07 Sep 2015  |  Global
Increasing Global Water Scarcity Owing to Rapid Industrialisation and Urbanisation Fuels Market Growth
The research service analyses the global desalination plant market. It provides the major drivers and restraints for setting up a desalination plant, the market revenue forecast till 2019, the key regions contributing to the market growth, and the technologies that are likely to be dominant during the forecast period. Based on current statistics, o...
03 Mar 2015  |  North America
Rehabilitation, Expansion, and Optimization to Grow Global Network Infrastructure Market to $156 Billion by 2020
This research service provides a 360 Degree Perspective on the global water and wastewater network market which is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9.6% from 2014 to 2020. The study analyses various value chain segments, namely: pumps, pipes and allied technologies, meters, software, automation and ICT, pipe network services, an...
07 Sep 2015  |  Global
Water Utility Services Market Presents a $450 billion Opportunity that will Grow with the Adoption of Circular Economy
Water utility services are a priority market for governments and private operators. An estimated value of $450 billion was spent on its operations in 2014, driven by the need to build, renew, and improve water and sanitation infrastructure. Need for sustainability and for a circular economy trains focus on innovation and efficiency measures to be d...
29 May 2015  |  Europe
Need for Smart and Efficient Systems to Boost Utility Spending
The European water and wastewater utility services market is amongst the most mature markets in the world and leads in spending compared to its global counterparts. The need for efficiency in operations and modernisation is expected to augment utility spending. In addition, the rehabilitation of ageing infrastructure and the uptake of smart solutio...
27 Jun 2013  |  North America
Regulations and Rising Labor Costs Stimulate Growth
The analytical instrumentation market analysis showcases industry challenges and process technology that impacts the competitive landscape. End users are limited by budgetary restraints; however, growth is expected to remain steady over time. Key market drivers include analytical efficiency, reduced operational costs, and increased demand for porta...
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...
07 Mar 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Increasing Urbanization is the Key Driver to Market Growth
This research service covers the Asia-Pacific market for residential and commercial water treatment equipment. Water treatment equipment covered in this study include point-of-use equipment, point-of-entry equipment, and pitchers. In addition to the key research findings, this study highlights the market size, presents forecasts, describes the mark...
07 Mar 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Chlorination Remains the Market Driver with Growing Preference for Ultraviolet
This research service covers the Southeast Asian market for disinfection equipment used in water and wastewater treatment. The disinfection equipment covered in this study includes equipment that uses chlorination, ultraviolet, and ozonation technologies. In addition to the key research findings, this study highlights the market size, presents fore...
06 Sep 2013  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Increasing Awareness and Technology Advancement to Fuel Growth
The disinfection system market in India is at its nascent phase. Ultraviolet (UV), electrochlorination, and ozone are gaining importance in the Indian market and are expected to witness the highest growth in the next 2-3 years. The research provides the market size of these technologies, drivers and restraints, competitive landscape and break up o...