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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 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
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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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

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Revenue for the Water Supply and Irrigation Systems industry is expected to climb at an average rate of 2.1% annually to $6.6 billion over the five years to 2014. Higher water sales volumes and rate increases have led to revenue growth, as droughts and drier weather conditions led to higher demand.

Canada's water rates have increased aggressively over the past five years. According to Environment Canada's 2011 Municipal Water Pricing Report, at a consumption level of 25 cubic meters per month (the average consumption of a three-person household), rates rose 24.4% from 2006 to 2009, from $42.91 to $53.39. Furthermore, average rates rose more sharply at higher levels of consumption. Industry revenue has grown alongside these rate increases... 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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