2009 `State of the Water Industry` report is released
TechKNOWLEDGEy Strategic Group (TSG) has announced the release of its annual and widely-read State of the Water Industry report. This concise but comprehensive report, now in its twelfth year, summarizes the grave challenges of the world water situation – as well as the virtually limitless opportunities which this presents to the commercial water product and service providers. The basic drivers behind the business, and key current trends (see Table below) characterizing the $450 billion world market are discussed, along with a review of the long-term outlook, and critical political, economic, and social issues which will shape the future of water. Finally, various approaches are proposed for beginning to solve the grave world water challenges which we now face.