Although consumers are more environmentally aware, their goals of using less water have yet to be substantiated. During the recession, the amount of wastewater used actually increased for households and businesses. In turn, operators sought rate increases from public utility commissions to increase profit margins on higher volumes of wastewater. In the next five years, a lack of government funding will provide further opportunities for private-sector operators as the consumption of wastewater continues to rise.
This industry operates sewage systems or sewage treatment facilities that collect, treat and dispose waste. The industry includes both public and private sector operators.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.