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Opportunities in U.S. Industrial Water: Market Size, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-2022

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Opportunities in U.S. Industrial Water: Market Size, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-2022
Published: December 3, 2018 Content info:

Industrial demand for water & wastewater management, from supply to discharge, is gaining intensity. Major U.S. industries discharge over 130 billion gallons of water per day from approximately 300,000 facilities in the power, mining, energy, food & beverage, heavy manufacturing, and light manufacturing sectors.

Bluefield developed this new Market Insight to support companies and key decision-makers seeking to capitalize on growing opportunities in industrial water. While the magnitude of water volume and spend is significant, specific industry drivers and inhibitors are unique. Bluefield's team of water experts has analyzed 20 key industry vertical segments and subsegments.

Key questions addressed:

  • What is the size of the U.S industrial market in volume and water management spend?
  • Which industries are poised for growth at a regional, state, or county level?
  • What is driving change and opportunities industry-by-industry?
  • What is the historical outlook relative to historical trends?

Features include:

  • Market sizing for key industry verticals: (Chemicals, Energy, Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Mining, Pulp & Paper)
  • Industrial segment analysis
  • Rankings of key sectors and outlooks
  • Geographic mapping of facilities and water volumes at a state, county level
  • Strategic profiles of top 10 industry verticals


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

  • Key Report Takeaways
  • Framing the Bluefield Industrial Water Index
  • Ranking the Key Sectors and Opportunities

The Industrial Water Landscape

  • Industrial Water Market Sizing Methodology
  • Sizing the Industrial Water Markets by Vertical
  • Sizing the Industrial Water Markets by State
  • Mapping Industrial Water Markets by State
  • Breaking Down the Industrial Water Management Spend
  • Mapping Water Management by Geography
  • Water Volume: Sector Demand & Flows by Industry Vertical
  • Industrial Reclaimed Water Off Takers: An Overview
  • Planned Reuse Projects with Industrial Offtakers
  • Water Intensity by Industry Vertical
  • Demonstrating Growth by Facility Numbers
  • Mapping Establishment Growth by Geography
  • Defining Market Footprints and Geographic Fragmentation
  • Federal Regulatory Environment
  • EPA Consent Decrees on Private Industry Violations
  • EPA Industrial Consent Decrees Centered on Water Intensive Industries

Five Year Outlook for Industrial Water

  • Market Outlook by State: Key Trends and Drivers
  • Market Outlook by Water Use Category: Key Trends and Drivers

Key Industry Vertical Profiles

  • See Exhibits


  • County-by-County Industrial Market Size
  • State-by-State Industrial Market Size
  • Bluefield Industrial Water Index
  • Bluefield Market Sizing Methodology
  • Industrial Water Market Size by Industry and State
  • Mapping Water Market Size by Industry and Water Use Category
  • Market Size and Share by Water Cost Item and Industry
  • Water Volume by Use Across Industry Verticals
  • Planned Reuse Projects by Geography
  • Water Intensity by Vertical
  • Facilities by Year and Industry Vertical
  • Mapping Establishments by Industry Group
  • State-level Market Fragmentation by Industry
  • Recent EPA Rulemakings
  • Industrial Water Consent Decrees and Civil Penalties by Year
  • Share of Consent Decree Civil Penalties and Compliance Costs by Sector
  • Market Outlook by State
  • Market Outlook by Water Use Category

Industry Segment Profiles

  • Upstream Energy
  • Chemicals
  • Mining
  • Food & Beverage
  • Power
  • Fabricated Metals Manufacturing
  • Primary Metals
  • Transport Equipment Manufacturing
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Downstream Energy

Profiles Include:

  • Five-Year Historic Market Size
  • Water Intake 2013-2017
  • State-by-State Market Size Heat Map
  • Share of Market Opportunity by Water Use
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