Patched pipes: Revived funding and rising residential construction will spur industry demand

The Sewer and Pipeline Rehabilitation has resumed growth over the five years to 2017. The industry's only marginal recessionary decline highlights the critical nature of industry services. Conversely, state subsidization of sewer and water infrastructure maintenance and repair, which is primarily directed to those municipalities that find it difficult to fund these projects on their own, declined as state governments worked to balance their constrained budgets. In an effort to maintain aging capital assets such as water distribution networks, a number of private water utilities have bought operations from municipalities. The industry is expected to grow at a more robust rate over the five years to 2022...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$14bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.5%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
47,368
Businesses
3,025
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry is expected to grow at a more robust rate as the economy continues to grow
  • Private operators will likely perform their own maintenance and rehabilitation
  • Growth in local and state sewer and pipeline expenditures will drive revenue
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    Capital intensity for the Sewer and Pipeline Rehabilitation industry is low to moderate. IBISWorld estimates that the average industry operator spends $0.12 on capital for every $1.00 spent on labor. The basic machinery used by industry operators includes earthmoving equipment such as bulldozers, backhoes, trackhoes, ditching machines and motor graders, along with tunneling and pipeline equipment such as boring machinery. While this equipment is essential to carrying out industry operations, the nature of industry services is labor intensive. Labor costs represent the industry's second-largest cost at an estimated 22.6% of industry revenue. Over the past five years, capital intensity has remained relatively unchanged; for every dollar spent on wages in 2012, an estimated $0.15 w...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Local and state government investment and Value of utilities construction in the Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation Industry?

    This industry is composed of operators that engage in the rehabilitation of sewers, sewer lines, septic systems, water mains, storage tanks, wells and related facilities using trenchless techniques and other methods. The industry does not include the construction of new sewer lines and related structures.

    Industry Products
  • Sewers, sewer lines, septic systems, and related facilities
  • Water mains, storage, wells, and related facilities
  • Sewage and water treatment plants
  • Industry Activities
  • Rehabilitation of sewer lines
  • Rehabilitation of septic systems
  • Rehabilitation of water mains
  • Rehabilitation of wells
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Local and state government investment
  • Value of utilities construction
  • Housing starts
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • Population

  • Current Performance
  • Government funding trends
  • Increased privatization
  • Profit and industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Improvement ahead
  • Low interest rates
  • Table: Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Water Supply & Irrigation Systems
  • Sewage Treatment Facilities
  • Public Administration
  • Road & Highway Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction Machinery Manufacturing
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

  • Products & Services
  • Water mains, storage, wells, and related facilities
  • Sewers, sewer lines, septic systems, and related facilities
  • Sewage and water treatment plants
  • Chart: Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Government funding

  • Major Markets
  • State and local governments
  • Private
  • Federal government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation 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 Sewer & Pipeline Rehabilitation Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Local and state government investment (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Combined Sewer Overflow (Cso)
  • The discharge of wastewater and stormwater from a combined sewer system directly into a river, stream, lake or ocean.
  • Cross-Connection
  • A connection between potable and nonpotable sources of water.
  • Cured-In-Place Pipe (Cipp)
  • One of several trenchless rehabilitation methods used to repair existing pipelines.
  • Sanitary Sewer Overflow (Sso)
  • A condition where untreated sewage is discharged into the environment prior to reaching treatment facilities, thereby escaping wastewater treatment.
  • Trenchless Rehabilitation
  • The rehabilitation of existing buried pipes and structures without excavation. It includes methods like sliplining, pipe bursting, shotcrete, CIPP, grout-in-place pipe and others.
  • Trenchless Technology
  • A type of subsurface construction work that requires few trenches or no continuous trenches.
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