Staying afloat: Favorable construction trends drive demand for new water supply system installations

The Water and Sewer Line Construction industry in Texas's healthy growth over the five years to 2017 can largely be attributed to an increase in residential and nonresidential construction levels. In line with surging construction activity, demand for water and sewer line expansion and repair and maintenance activity has increased during the five-year period. Over the five years to 2022, revenue is expected to continue rising, albeit at a faster rate than the previous period. Further favorable construction trends will keep demand for new water supply system installations afloat, and stable barriers to entry will encourage new players to enter the market...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 12-17
1.6%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
23,831
Businesses
1,150
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Stable barriers to entry will encourage new players to enter the market
  • Demand for industry services has also been driven by a push to replace aging and deteriorating pipes
  • Large industrial companies have built on-site wastewater recycling facilities to bypass outsourcing
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Water and Sewer Line Construction industry in Texas exhibits a low level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for less than 20.0% of total industry revenue in 2017. Despite the presence of a few prominent contractors, such as Layne Christensen Company and Kiewit Corporation, the industry is fragmented and highly competitive. Many water and sewer line contractors serve a niche market with residential property managers and developers. As a result, most water and sewer line contractors are small, privately owned enterprises operating on a local or regional basis...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Ability to alter range of services in favor of market conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of residential construction in Texas and Local and State Government Expenditure in Texas in the Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas Industry?

    This industry comprises contractors that are responsible for the construction, reconstruction and repair of water mains, sewers, drains, aqueducts, pumping stations, treatment plants and storage tanks. It also includes construction management companies and special trade contractors that are involved in water and sewer line construction. All structures that are integral parts of water and sewer networks are included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Sewers, sewer lines, septic systems and related facilities
  • Water mains, storage, wells and related facilities
  • Industry Activities
  • Water main construction
  • Sewer construction
  • Drain construction
  • Water and sewer line construction management
  • Water and sewage treatment plant construction
  • Water and sewer line repair and maintenance
  • Similar Industries
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  • Excavation Contractors in California
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  • Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction in New York
  • Excavation Contractors in New York
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  • Excavation Contractors in Illinois
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  • Excavation Contractors in Massachusetts
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  • Water & Sewer Line Construction in Ohio
  • Excavation Contractors in Ohio
  • Water & Sewer Line Construction in Pennsylvania
  • Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction in Pennsylvania
  • Excavation Contractors in Pennsylvania
  • Water & Sewer Line Construction in New Jersey
  • Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction in New Jersey
  • Excavation Contractors in New Jersey
  • Excavation Contractors in Georgia
  • Water & Sewer Line Construction in Michigan
  • Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction in Michigan
  • Excavation Contractors in Michigan
  • Excavation Contractors in Wisconsin
  • Excavation Contractors in Washington
  • Excavation Contractors in Virginia
  • Excavation Contractors in Tennessee
  • Water & Sewer Line Construction in Missouri
  • Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction in Missouri
  • Excavation Contractors in Missouri
  • Excavation Contractors in Minnesota
  • Excavation Contractors in Maryland
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  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of residential construction in Texas
  • Local and State Government Expenditure in Texas
  • Population of Texas
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Surging construction activity drives demand
  • Aging systems spur government intervention
  • Rising profit margins
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Suspension lifted
  • Sustainable Living
  • Construction and profit growth
  • Table: Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Water Supply & Irrigation Systems
  • Sewage Treatment Facilities
  • Engineering Services
  • Road & Highway Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Concrete Pipe & Block Manufacturing
  • Construction Machinery Manufacturing
  • Heavy Equipment Rental
  • Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Sand & Gravel Mining
  • Valve Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Water mains, storage, wells and related facilities
  • Sewers, sewer lines, septic systems and related facilities
  • Chart: Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Commercial offices
  • Residential structures
  • Warehouse and distribution buildings
  • Educational buildings
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas

  • Basis of Competition
  • Bidding Process
  • Outreach

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas Industry

  • Garney Holding CompanyKiewit CorporationLayne Christensen CompanyThe Walsh Group
  • Table: Garney Holding Company - financial performance
  • Table: Kiewit Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Layne Christensen Company - financial performance
  • Table: The Walsh Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Water & Sewer Line Construction in Texas Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Value of Residential Construction in Texas (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Building Information Modeling (Bim)
  • The process of generating and administering an integrated digital model of the physical and functional characteristics of buildings rather than using separate sets of drawings.
  • Consent Decree
  • A judicial judgment that confirms a voluntary agreement by the participants in a lawsuit in which the defendant agrees to take specific actions without admitting fault or guilt for the situation.
  • Construction Management (Cm) At-Risk
  • A type of construction contract that features separate design and construction contracts. Criteria for final selection include factors other than just lowest total construction cost.
  • Design-Build
  • A type of construction contract that combines design and construction contracts. The only criterion for final selection is lowest total construction cost.
  • Subcontractor
  • An individual or company hired by a general or prime contractor to perform a specific task as part of the overall project.
  • Tender
  • A written offer or bid to contract goods or services at a specified cost or rate.
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