Water Supply & Irrigation Systems in Canada: Market Research Report

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Water Supply & Irrigation Systems in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 22131CA | Apr 2015

Getting flushed: Private companies will step in to upgrade aging assets, helping to sustain growth

IBISWorld’s Water Supply & Irrigation Systems market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for water has remained high, as droughts and other dry weather conditions created a need for it. Nevertheless, during the recession, private companies stepped in to acquire struggling operators and expanded their stake in the industry by upgrading aging assets for a profit. In the next five years, mergers and acquisitions will remain a major component of the industry. Operators that buy struggling companies will invest in making water supply assets more efficient, which will likely lead to further rate increases and higher revenue for the industry... purchase to read more

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The water supply process involves several stages: first, water is pumped from a municipal well or a body of water (e.g. lake or river); second, the water is sent to a sedimentation tank, at which point it is treated with chemicals to disinfect and soften the water. During this stage, any other metals, such as copper, iron, manganese or zinc are removed. Finally, water is pumped to reservoirs or directly into a municipal's water supply system and into an individual's home or business' facility.

The type and amount of processing water receives dictates its end use. The most intensive processing is reserved for water that joins the drinking water supply, i.e. potable water... purchase to read more


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What is the Water Supply & Irrigation Systems Industry?

This industry operates water collection, treatment and distribution systems for domestic and industrial needs. The water supply distribution activities conducted by this industry are generally supplied directly to end users. Companies that treat wastewater are excluded from this industry and included in the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry (IBISWorld report 22132CA).

Industry Products
Non-potable waterPotable water
Industry Activities
Operating water-treatment plantsOperating water supply systems, including pumping stations, aqueducts and distribution mainsOperating water supply systems for irrigation

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