Water Infrastructure Repair Technologies: The North American Market
The North American market for water infrastructure repair technologies (WIRT) reached $15.6 billion and $16.8 billion in 2013 and 2014, respectively. This market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.2% to nearly $25.0 billion for the period 2014-2019.
- An overview of the North American market for water infrastructure repair technologies (WIRT).
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013, estimates for 2014, and projections of CAGRs through 2019.
- Details concerning the systems and materials used to assess, repair, replace and rehabilitate drinking water and wastewater systems.
- Identification of significant trends and factors influencing the market such as new and needed technologies, the regulatory scene, and economic drivers and challenges.
- Relevant patent analysis.
- Comprehensive profiles of major players in the field.
The scope of the market analyzed in this report includes water infrastructure repair technologies used in drinking water and wastewater (including sewer and stormwater) piped infrastructure systems in North America. Components of these WIRT systems include water distribution and collection pipes, along with the connectors, fittings, flanges, couplings, valves and adaptors that are connected to these pipes. The types of WIRT included in this report include assessment, spot repair, rehabilitation and replacement technologies.
Data is provided for the years 2013 and 2014, with projections given through the year 2019. Regional data is presented for six regions in North America: U.S., Mexico, Canada, Central America, the Caribbean and Greenland.
This report does not include water processing or water collection facilities; above- ground, open-air water conveyance systems, such as aqueducts, ditches and culverts; water storage units such as tanks; or pumps.
Nana Lapham, an analyst with BCC Research, wrote her first technology report in 2001. Since then her report portfolio has included a wide variety of topics, such as nuclear technology, microgrids, energy efficiency, enhanced oil recovery, desalination and water recycling and reuse. She believes the water industry contains many exciting and lucrative market opportunities. Lapham has conducted and analyzed environmental research in the Pacific Northwest, where she currently resides. Her clients have included research and consulting companies and other individual associations, such as Oregon Websites and Watersheds Project Inc., an eco-consultancy, and the Pacific Northwest Research Station, an arm of the U.S. Forest Service. Her hands-on experience with environmental science gives her a unique, well-rounded perspective on industry and a deep understanding of the value of unbiased, complete information.