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
23 May 2016  |  Africa
Overview of the Challenges and Opportunities for Reduction of Non-Revenue Water
Sub-Saharan Africa lags behind most regions in the world in the availability, accessibility, and management of water. A key challenge for water utilities here is the high water losses in the water reticulation network. These are physical water losses due to leakages as well as apparent losses due to water theft and improper metering. Together, thes...
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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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...