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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 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Water Supply & Irrigation Systems market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
15,371
Businesses
539
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 firms 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 aquisitions will remain a major component of the industry. Firms 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

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry has moderate barriers to entry, which include substantial capital requirements, access to contractual work and skilled labour. Municipalities contract water collection, treatment and distribution services. Therefore, industry operators must effectively compete for these contracts, which can range from two years to perpetuity. This circumstance can be difficult for potential entrants that would have to compete with existing firms with established brands.

Capital costs are another significant barrier. The industry is capital intensive; companies must acquire, maintain and update specialized technical equipment... 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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