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China Water and Wastewater Treatment Technology Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

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China Water and Wastewater Treatment Technology Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)
Published: April 1, 2019 Content info: 165 Pages

Market Overview

The market for Chinese water and wastewater treatment technology is anticipated to register a CAGR of 9.56%, during the forecast period (2019-2024). Industrial wastewater treatment technologies have huge demand, due to the growing manufacturing industries, food and beverage industries, and poultry and aquaculture industry. Increasing regulations and government initiatives have supported the higher growth in the Chinese WWT technologies market.

  • The mandate for industrial wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) is rising, primarily, due to the increasing demand for more efficient solutions that are capable of incorporating integrated analysis of water, energy and materials balances, and secondly, because of investments coming in key areas, to achieve the best practices and move toward zero discharge, thereby augmenting the growth of the market.
  • Due to the lack of availability of fresh water resources or proper wastewater treatment facilities, the famers in China are using polluted water or even sewage for irrigation, especially in the north of the country. This is likely to hinder the market growth.
  • The innovations, and new technologies and ideas are based on the fact that the reuse of wastewater results in less use of water, thus saving the fast depleting natural resources from extinction. It is a good proposition to address the ever-increasing water demands, and the exploration of new ideas for wastewater treatment is projected to act as an opportunity for the market, in the future.

Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand from Treatment Equipment

  • The oil/water separation equipment is widely used in the oil and gas industry to separate oil and water, followed by the processing of oil to produce downstream products. Oil and water treatment industries are the largest segments that require the usage of gravity separators and hydro cyclones.
  • Suspended solids' removal is a primary treatment process for wastewater treatment, where suspended solids and floating materials are effectively removed. Effluent is passed through various stages, to remove materials, such as wood pieces, plastic, paper, floating debris, metals, sand, clay, slit, ash, and other organic matter.
  • Total dissolved solids (TDS) are the compounds left in the water after normal treatment and filtration. Drinking water contains hazardous chemicals from different water treatment plants. In such a situation, it is essential to use the proper filtration processes to remove the contaminants and make water safe for consumption.
  • Biological treatment is an integral part of the wastewater treatment process. It treats the industry and municipality wastewater, which contains soluble organic impurities. This treatment technology uses organisms to breakdown the organic substances in wastewater, which includes the usage of nematodes, bacteria, and other small organisms.
  • The high concentration of metals in water can affect plants, animals, and human beings, increasing the risk of skin and lung cancer, and possible effects on the nervous system. Thus, the elimination of these dissolved metals in industrial process water is imperative, before it is released or reused.
  • All the aforementioned factors are expected to drive the market, during the forecast period.

Municipal Water and Wastewater Treatment to Dominate the Market

Municipal water and wastewater treatment is required to meet the growing scarcity of water, accompanied by the rapid increase in consumer demand. The major technologies used in the municipal water and wastewater treatment industry include biological treatment, suspended solids removal, and disinfection/oxidation. According to China's National Bureau of Statistics, the water and wastewater industrial sector grew by 7.2%, between January and February of 2018, as compared to the same period a year earlier, exceeding economists' forecasts of 6.1%. The urban sewage treatment capacity is also likely to be increased from 217 million cubic meters per day, to 268 million cubic meters per day. China's 13th fifth year plan (FYP, 2016-2020) on Urban Sewage Treatment and Water Recycling Facilities is planning to increase by 31%, from RMB 427 billion to RMB 559 billion, on its water treatment facilities. This is expected to increase the application of improved technology in industrial processes.

Competitive Landscape

China's water and wastewater treatment technology market is increasingly fragmented, with more players, both domestic and foreign, looking to enter the market. An estimated number of over 3,000 active players of different sizes are currently operating in the market, with the 10 strongest players estimated to hold less than 10% of the market share. Key players in the market include Aquatech (Guangzhou), DowDuPont, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC, SUEZ Environment SA, Kurita Water Industries Ltd, Organo Corporation, and Beijing Capital Co. Ltd, among others.

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Table of Contents


  • 1.1 Study Deliverables
  • 1.2 Study Assumptions
  • 1.3 Scope of the Study




  • 4.1 Drivers
    • 4.1.1 Increasing Demand from the Industrial Sector
    • 4.1.2 Polluted Water Resources
    • 4.1.3 Increasing Regulations for Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • 4.2 Restraints
    • 4.2.1 Lack of Awareness
    • 4.2.2 High Cost of Technology
  • 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
  • 4.4 Porters Five Forces Analysis
    • 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    • 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
    • 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
    • 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
    • 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


  • 5.1 Equipment Type
    • 5.1.1 Treatment Equipment
      • Oil/Water Separation
      • Suspended Solids Removal
      • Dissolved Solids Removal
      • Biological Treatment
      • Metal Recovery
      • Disinfection/Oxidation
      • Other Treatment Equipment
    • 5.1.2 Process Control Equipment & Pumps
  • 5.2 End-user Industry
    • 5.2.1 Municipal Water & Wastewater Treatment
    • 5.2.2 Food & Beverage
    • 5.2.3 Pulp & Paper
    • 5.2.4 Oil & Gas
    • 5.2.5 Healthcare
    • 5.2.6 Poultry & Aquaculture
    • 5.2.7 Chemical
    • 5.2.8 Other End-user Industries


  • 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
  • 6.2 Market Share Analysis**
  • 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
  • 6.4 Company Profiles
    • 6.4.1 Aquatech (Guangzhou)
    • 6.4.2 CH2M HILL (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.)
    • 6.4.3 DowDuPont
    • 6.4.4 Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
    • 6.4.5 Ecolab
    • 6.4.6 SUEZ Environment SA
    • 6.4.7 IDE Technologies
    • 6.4.8 Kurita Water Industries Ltd
    • 6.4.9 Organo Corporation
    • 6.4.10 Beijing Enterprises Water (China) Investment Co. Ltd
    • 6.4.11 Sino French Water Development Co. Ltd
    • 6.4.12 Beijing Capital Co. Ltd
    • 6.4.13 Veolia
    • 6.4.14 SafBon
    • 6.4.15 Chongqing Water Group Co. Ltd
    • 6.4.16 Anhui Guozhen Environment Protection Technology
    • 6.4.17 Beijing Urban Drainage Group Co. Ltd
    • 6.4.18 Chengdu Xingrong Environment Co. Ltd
    • 6.4.19 Beijing Bishuiyuan Technology Co. Ltd
    • 6.4.20 Dongguan Da Quan Environmental Protection and Energy Saving Technology Co. Ltd


  • 7.1 Huge Investments on R&D
  • 7.2 Other Opportunities
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