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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 | Feb 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Water Supply & Irrigation Systems market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
6,287
Businesses
536
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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Revenue for the Water Supply and Irrigation Systems industry is expected to climb at an annualized rate of 2.7% to $6.8 billion over the five years to 2016. Higher water sales volumes and rate increases have led to revenue growth during the period, while dry weather conditions have led to supply constraints.

Historically, Canada’s water rates have increased aggressively. According to Environment Canada’s 2011 Municipal Water Pricing Report, at a consumption level of 25.0 cubic metres per month (the average consumption of a three-person household), rates rose 24.4% from $42.91 in 2006 to $53.39 in 2009. Furthermore, average rates rose more sharply at higher levels of consumption. Water rates are expected to continue rising, with strong support from municipal government... 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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