Water Treatment Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Water Treatment Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.9%

The Millennium Drought, one of the longest and most severe droughts in Australia's history, has made water supply a prominent political issue over the past decade. The lack of rainfall challenged the Water Supply industry, as it had historically depended on rainwater from large catchments. Each tier of government focused on improving water security as dam levels dropped and interest in augmenting water supply grew. New techniques for recovering usable water from salt water, wastewater and stormwater emerged, contributing to greater demand for water treatment services. The Water Treatment Services industry is expected to grow by an annualised 1.9% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach $6.3 billion. The commissioning and manufacturing of water...
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Water Treatment Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Revenue for the Water Treatment Services industry is projected to grow over the next five years, driven by several factors, including solid population growth, economic expansion and the further deterioration of water availability. Solid growth in Australia's population over the next five years is projected to drive demand for water resources and the greater use of existing water treatment capacity. Similarly, steady economic growth is anticipated to drive water consumption in the downstream primary and secondary industries. The falling availability of water is projected to support greater use of existing treatment and desalination facilities as water security remains a high public priority. Industry revenue is forecast to grow by an annualised X.X%...
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Water Treatment Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $6bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 1,250
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 7,572

Biggest companies in the Water Treatment Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Water Treatment Services in Australia industry include Sydney Water Corporation, Melbourne Water Corporation, Central SEQ Distributor-Retailer Authority, South Australian Water Corporation and Water Corporation.

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What is Water Treatment Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms treat water to meet water users’ requirements. Industry operators also treat contaminated or saline water for re-use or release into the environment.

Industry Products and Services

  • Sewerage treatment
  • Bulk water purification
  • Industrial water treatment
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Bulk water purification
  • Water desalination
  • Industrial water treatment
  • Sewerage treatment

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms treat water to meet water users’ requirements. Industry operators also treat contaminated or saline water for re-use or release into the environment.

Main Activities

  • Bulk water purification
  • Water desalination
  • Industrial water treatment
  • Sewerage treatment

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Annual rainfall influences yearly water availability, and a period of low rainfall can threaten the nation's water security. The level of annual rainfall ...
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Level of annual rainfall
Population
Demand from manufacturing
Availability of water

Current Performance

Demand management
Profit trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Ownership and governance
New networks
 Table: Water Treatment Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Water Treatment Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Manufacturing
Consumers





Key Selling Industries

Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia
Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing in Australia
Pump and Compressor Manufacturing in Australia
Engineering Consulting in Australia
Electricity Distribution in Australia


Products & Services

The Water Treatment Services industry provides water treatment services for all stages of the water supply chain. These services include purification, des...
Commercial and service industries
Manufacturers
Other primary and utility industries



Demand Determinants

Demand for industry services is determined by the level of population, industrial activity, amount of water supply and the quality of water available in c...
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Major Markets

Commercial and service industries
Manufacturers
Other primary and utility industries




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Water Treatment Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The four largest players are expected account for 50.8% of industry revenue in 2018-19, which indicates moderate of market concentration. Government-owned...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Water Treatment Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Water Treatment Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Sydney Water Corporation is a government-owned statutory corporation that is a major supplier of water in New South Wales. It supplies water to almost fiv...
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Sydney Water

 Table: Sydney Water - financial performance

Melbourne Water

 Table: Melbourne Water - financial performance

Queensland Urban Utilities

 Table: Queensland Urban Utilities - financial performance

SA Water

 Table: SA Water - financial performance

Water Corporation

 Table: Water Corporation - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Water Treatment Services industry is highly capital-intensive, and the capital requirements of operation give rise to natural monopolies. In Australia...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Water Treatment Services in Australia - 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 Treatment Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

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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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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