Water Supply in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Water Supply industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.3%

Operators in the Water Supply industry have faced difficult conditions over the past five years. Many consumers have become increasingly conscious of their water use as new water meters and volumetric pricing have been rolled out across New Zealand, limiting industry revenue growth. Meanwhile, improved rainfall over the past five years has reduced demand for irrigation water from agricultural operators. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2019-20, to $913.9 million. Lower rainfall over the past two years is expected to contribute to industry revenue increasing by 0.9% in the current year. The industry has struggled to achieve profitability over the past five years, as all industry firms are directly...
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Water Supply industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Water Supply industry's role in the New Zealand economy is anticipated to remain largely unchanged over the next five years. Government-owned water supply companies provide a public service for households and businesses. Forecast shortfalls in infrastructure capacity are likely to drive investment in new pipelines, water storage facilities and other industry assets. This trend is projected to support long-term industry growth, as local councils will need to pass on increased investment costs to ratepayers and businesses. However, these increased costs are likely to be implemented over a long time frame, as profit incentive for water supply entities is limited. As a result, the industry's growth is likely to be moderate over the next five years, t...
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Water Supply industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $906m
  • business Number of Businesses: 178
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,272

Biggest companies in the Water Supply industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Water Supply in New Zealand industry include Watercare Services Limited.

  • pie_chart Watercare Services Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Water Supply industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators filter, treat and supply water to households and businesses. Industry firms are also involved in supplying water for the purposes of irrigation to agricultural businesses.

Industry Products and Services

  • Fixed water service charges
  • Volumetric water service charges
  • Other water services
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Water reservoir operation
  • Water distribution by pipelines
  • Filtration plant operation
  • Desalination plant operation
  • Pumping station operation

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators filter, treat and supply water to households and businesses. Industry firms are also involved in supplying water for the purposes of irrigation to agricultural businesses.

Main Activities

  • Water reservoir operation
  • Water distribution by pipelines
  • Filtration plant operation
  • Desalination plant operation
  • Pumping station operation

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Agricultural operators are a major market for water supply firms. A decline in agricultural economic activity is likely to reduce demand for irrigation wa...
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Demand from agriculture
Population
Demand from food product manufacturing
Level of annual rainfall

Current Performance

Household charges
Agricultural demand
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Investment
Volumetric pricing and household consumption
 Table: Water Supply in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Water Supply in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Grape Growing in New Zealand
Grain Growing in New Zealand
Dairy Cattle Farming in New Zealand
Consumers in New Zealand



Key Selling Industries

Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction in New Zealand
Engineering Consulting in New Zealand





Products & Services

The Water Supply industry supplies water to households, businesses, hydroelectric power stations and farms. Water is sourced primarily from dams, aquifers...
Other businesses
Households




Demand Determinants

Demand for water supply services is driven by trends in the number of households, annual rainfall, business activity and the rates set by regional council...
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Major Markets

Other businesses
Households





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Water Supply in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Water Supply industry is characterised by low market share concentration, with the four largest firms estimated to account for under 40% of industry r...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Water Supply in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Water Supply in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Watercare Services Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Auckland Council (Te Kaunihera o Tamaki Makaurau). The firm is a water utility provider that su...
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Watercare

 Table: Watercare - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Water Supply industry is highly capital intensive. In 2019-20, for every dollar spent on labour, an estimated $3.48 is expected to be spent on capital...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Water Supply in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Water Supply in New Zealand Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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