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Water Market USA - Beyond COVID-19: Opportunities in Climate Adaptation, Water Quality and Smarter Spending

Published by Global Water Intelligence Product code 941649
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Water Market USA - Beyond COVID-19: Opportunities in Climate Adaptation, Water Quality and Smarter Spending
Published: July 3, 2020 Content info: 129 Pages


‘Water Market USA’ examines the state of the US water market as it is now, providing an in-depth look at COVID-19 and its impact across sectors, as well as delving into the key drivers of change and emerging opportunities. Now, more than ever, it is essential to stay on top of the market by accessing crucial intelligence. Some key features of the report include a comprehensive assessment of the market in the wake of COVID-19, in-depth analysis and state-by-state forecasts, as well as a breakdown of market drivers and trends. GWI's ‘Water Market USA’ is an essential tool for your business, enabling you to quickly identify new opportunities and confidently position your business for growth.

With COVID-19 making its way through both municipal and industrial sectors, ‘Water Market USA’ offers a comprehensive survey of the pandemic's effect on the market now and in the years to come, highlighting the financial implications and resulting opportunities. Beyond the pandemic, project opportunities and changes across multiple sectors in the US water market are still driven by concerns surrounding PFAS and other contaminants, climate change and water scarcity in the Southwest. ‘Water Market USA’ delves into each of these topics, helping you to get a solid understanding of the industry and future-proof your business. Finance, desalination and reuse, wastewater and technology are some of the key areas explored.

‘Water Market USA’ offers a clear picture of the US water market and its future by outlining the key trends, featuring state-by-state CAPEX and OPEX forecasts to 2025 for the 20 biggest states, as well as high-level industrial intelligence. This report is essential for those active in single or multiple sectors in the US, foreign and local businesses alike. Identify new areas for your business, gain a deeper understanding of the market, and access forecasts to 2025 to solidify your business strategy.

Key Features:

COVID-19 impact assessment

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a shift in the US water market. With utilities looking to accommodate social distancing and remote working opportunities, the need for digital solutions and the importance of keeping crucial infrastructure going have been at the forefront. The report will feature a survey of both the municipal and industrial sectors in the wake of COVID-19. ‘Water Market USA’ will highlight the financial implications and resulting opportunities, as well as providing comprehensive CAPEX and OPEX forecasts to 2025, to offer a clear picture of the water sector and its evolution in the years to come.

State by state forecasts

Access detailed forecasts to 2025 to gain a complete picture of the market and its direction. In the wake of the pandemic, businesses have been forced to re-calibrate their strategies, creating new opportunities for digital solutions and private sector participation. A clear understanding of the outlook in each geographic market is crucial in ensuring that you are following the best possible business plan and staying ahead of the competition. GWI's ‘Water Market USA’ offers state by state CAPEX and OPEX forecasts for the 20 largest states to 2025, with California, Texas, Florida, New York and Arizona featuring a profile of state-specific trends and opportunities, as well as major upcoming projects.

Upcoming project leads informed by GWI's Project Tracker

GWI's Project Tracker tool informs the key analysis in this report, tracking opportunities across 7 project categories. The report will feature key project tracker data for wastewater, stormwater, desalination and reuse, and private finance, as well as key information on upcoming project opportunities for each state.

Industrial market analysis

The report offers snapshots for the eight biggest industries in the US sector: Industrial facilities analysis, Upstream oil & gas, Refining & petrochemicals, Food & beverage, Power generation, Mining, Microelectronics, and Pharmaceuticals. These snapshots provide a clear picture of the industrial sector in the wake of COVID-19, analysing the impact of the pandemic and the emerging opportunities created in the industrial segments.

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) analysis

The report will feature an assessment of both municipal and industrial wastewater facility datasets, detailing noncompliance in the sector and the areas which may be falling short of regulation.


A total of over $700 billion will need to be spent over the next 20 years in the US to tackle aging infrastructure, to meet regulatory and water quality demands and to adapt to a changing climate, making this one of the most significant markets in the global water sector. Water Markets USA will explore how these developments are driving opportunities for:

Multinational water companies active in the sector

With the US water market shaping up to be one of the biggest and most dynamic markets globally, it is crucial to keep on top of the latest developments and ensure that your business is poised to thrive. This report is an essential resource for companies active across multiple sectors and areas. It provides key information for all major sectors, as well as comprehensive and detailed forecasts for the biggest 20 states. Find out how COVID-19 will impact your business and the areas you are active in, and research the best markets to invest in.

International businesses looking to break into the market

The US water market is one of the most significant markets in the global water industry with opportunities emerging across different sectors. Capitalising on these opportunities relies on having the latest intelligence on the market's evolution, broken down by state and sector, as well as the market's challenges, trends and opportunities.

Local players expanding into new regions

The granularity of the information in this report will ensure that you can pinpoint the key information relevant to your sector and assess how COVID-19 will impact your business. Keep on top of the latest market developments and access the state forecasting and analysis that will enable you to future-proof your business and identify new areas of opportunity.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

  • 1.1. COVID-19 impacts
    • 1.1.1. Project delays
    • 1.1.2. Financial impacts
      • Revenue
      • Residential and non-residential construction
      • Municipal bond issuance
      • Construction spending data
    • 1.1.3. Industrial
  • 1.2. Market opportunities
  • 1.3. Country forecast charts and commentary

2. Underlying trends and dynamics

  • 2.1. Sector structure
  • 2.2. Finance
    • 2.2.1. Investment needs
    • 2.2.2. Historic federal and state funding allocations
    • 2.2.3. Tariffs
  • 2.3. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)
    • 2.3.1. State PFAS regulations
  • 2.4. Desal and water reuse
    • 2.4.1. Upcoming projects
    • 2.4.2. Desal and reuse forecast
  • 2.5. Wastewater
    • 2.5.1. Nutrient removal
    • 2.5.2. NPDES analysis
    • 2.5.3. Upcoming projects
  • 2.6. Stormwater management
    • 2.6.1. Cost estimates
    • 2.6.2. Green infrastructure
    • 2.6.3 Combined sewer overflow consent decrees
    • 2.6.4. Upcoming deep tunnel sewer projects
  • 2.7. Other technology trends
    • 2.7.1. Digital
    • 2.7.2. Biosolids
  • 2.8. Private sector participation
    • 2.8.1. Investor-owned utilities analysis
    • 2.8.2. Contract ops
    • 2.8.3. Upcoming projects
    • 2.8.4. Private finance forecast

3. Forecasts for 20 largest states and District of Columbia Broken into:

  • a. Trends and opportunities
  • b. Forecast charts (capex and opex to 2025, capex by category to 2025)
  • c. Major upcoming projects
    • 3.1. California
    • 3.2. Texas
    • 3.3. Florida
    • 3.4. New York
    • 3.5. Arizona
    • 3.6. Colorado
    • 3.7. District of Columbia
    • 3.8. Georgia
    • 3.9. Illinois
    • 3.10. Louisiana
    • 3.11. Maryland
    • 3.12. Massachusetts
    • 3.13. Michigan
    • 3.14. Missouri
    • 3.15. New Jersey
    • 3.16. North Carolina
    • 3.17. Ohio
    • 3.18. Pennsylvania
    • 3.19. Tennessee
    • 3.20. Virginia
    • 3.21. Washington

4. Industries

  • 4.1. Industrial facilities analysis
  • 4.2. Upstream oil & gas
  • 4.3. Refining & petrochemicals
  • 4.4. Food & beverage
  • 4.5. Power generation
  • 4.6. Mining
  • 4.7. Microelectronics
  • 4.8. Pharmaceuticals

5. Company profiles (Major engineers, contractors and operators)

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