Industry Threats & Opportunities
- Wastewater volumes will increase as consumption expands, benefiting the industry
- Adverse weather conditions, such as droughts and floods, affect industry productivity
- As incomes rise, so will wastewater amounts, causing price increases for consumers... purchase to read more
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue for the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry has grown over the five years to 2016, as waste volumes have increased due to consumers and businesses generating more wastewater during the economic recovery. In turn, operators sought rate increases from public utility commissions, which were approved and then passed on to the industry's customers, boosting profit margins. The industry will benefit substantially over the five years to 2021, as growth in the US economy solidifies, driving consumption upward. Wastewater volumes will increase as consumption expands among households and businesses... ... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The major barriers to enter the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry are posed by government regulation, the high cost of capital equipment, the high cost of research and development to maintain or improve quality standards and the social and environmental obligations imposed on operators.
The privatization of assets by municipalities does offer opportunities for entry, as does the sale of investor-owned operations. Entry can also be affected by service agreements with existing operators. These agreements take a variety of forms. At their simplest, they involve the provision of services such as maintenance and, at their most complex, the lease and operation of entire sewage systems and treatment plants.
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Additional Insights for the
Sewage Treatment Facilities
IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sewage Treatment Facilities Industry are Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of households and Demand from water supply and irrigation systems in the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more