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  • World Water Infrastructure Equipment to 2016

    This study analyzes the world water supply equipment industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., pipe, pumps, valves, meters), application (supply water, wastewater), world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market ...


  • Strategic Analysis of the Plastics in Water Infrastructure

    This study analyses the plastics market for water infrastructure by covering two core segments: pipes used for distribution of drinking/potable water and storage tanks used for rainwater harvesting and potable water storage (underground and above ground).The key drivers and restraints related to each of these segments as well as the total market have been detailed in this study. Unit shipments ...


  • World Water Infrastructure Equipment to 2016

    This study analyzes the world water supply equipment industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., pipe, pumps, valves, meters), application (supply water, wastewater), world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company ...


  • Long-term investment in water infrastructure

    Before privatisation 21 years ago, the water infrastructure in England and Wales was chronically underfunded, but since privatisation the companies in England and Wales have invested GBP90 billion without any call on the tax payer. This is a long-term industry requiring long-term investment. The renewal of pipes and maintenance requires a long-term investment programme, not stop-start, regardless ...


  • Water & Wastewater Pipe to 2016

    US demand for water and wastewater pipe is expected to rise more than ten percent per year to $18.3 billion in 2016. Gains will rebound strongly from the declining demand experienced during the 2006-2011 period, in which pipe markets were negatively impacted by the 2007- 2009 recession. Going forward, rising demand will be fueled by a more favorable environment for public infrastructure spending, ...


  • PVC Pipe Industry: Congress Shouldn`t Write Blank Checks for Water Infrastructure

    Unsustainable Iron Pipes Leading Cause of Nation's Corrosion Crisis and Water Main Break Epidemic See Skyrocketing Costs at WaterMainBreakClock.com "Billions needed to upgrade America's leaky water infrastructure" was the headline in a recent Washington Post front-page story.  While action must be taken, the PVC Pipe Association is urging Congress not to write blank checks to local ...

  • Water infrastructure bill to top $1 trillion

    The cost of repairing and expanding U.S. drinking water infrastructure will top $1 trillion in the next 25 years, an expense that likely will be met primarily through higher water bills and local fees, a groundbreaking study by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) shows. ...

  • Uganda Selects IBM and Waterfund to Benchmark Water Infrastructure

    KAMPALA, Republic of Uganda, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfund LLC and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that they have signed an agreement with the Ministry of Water and Environment of the Republic of ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • Americans ready to fix crumbling water infrastructure

    ITT Corporation, USA, has announced the results of its Value of Water Survey, a nationwide poll that included registered voters and industrial and agricultural businesses, and measures how the public values water and their level of awareness of the nation's aging water infrastructure. The results show that a majority of the American public desires reform and is willing to pay more to ensure that ...


  • Illinois Will Expand Investments in the State’s Water Infrastructure

    Illinois took some big steps towards more resilient, cost effective and sustainable water infrastructure today, according to experts with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT). Late yesterday afternoon the House passed SB 2780, which for the first time ever, provides significant financial support to municipal water systems for water efficiency, ...

  • Huge infrastructure project to ease water shortages in Nepal

    A delayed water-supply project in Nepal that includes tunneling 26 kilometers through a mountain to ease chronic water shortages in Kathmandu looks set to proceed, after the Asian Development Bank (ADB) agreed to new terms for the project for which it is the lead financier.  ADB initially agreed to support the Melamchi Water Supply Project in 2000, but changes since then have seen the cost ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Global Water Technologies Notes New Water Infrastructure Report

     Global Water Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets: GWTR) notes a new report by the Water Innovations Foundation (waterinnovations.org) underscores the growing need for innovative solutions to the nation's water infrastructure problems. "We announced leaking pipes as an area of interest in October and this new report highlights the urgency of the problem," said CEO Erik ...

  • Global Water Technologies discusses infrastructure at Water Summit 2012

    Global Water Technologies (OTC Pink: GWTR) will participate in Water Summit 2012 this week in Milwaukee, an event that draws national and international leaders on innovative approaches to sustainable water solutions. Global Water Technologies announced this summer that it is introducing a new system from Europethat uses multi-parameter sensors and software to reduce water loss in drinking water ...

  • AWWA advocates for water infrastructure investment as Drinking Water Week ends

    As Drinking Water Week concludes, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are advocating for investment in the repair and replacement of local water infrastructure.  It’s critical that water infrastructure is maintained properly given that public health, economic vitality, fire protection and quality of life rely on it. However, much of the ...

  • Water Community Encourages Investment in Our Future by Protecting Water Infrastructure

    As Drinking Water Week concludes, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are urging consumers to evaluate how they currently value, use and access water, and how to protect it into the future. North America’s ...

  • Infrastructure Week 2016: Groundwater and well systems are critical U.S. infrastructure

    “‘Out of sight, out of mind’ too often applies to groundwater and the subsurface environment in which it exists, but maintaining this critical infrastructure is essential to providing comfort, security, goods, and services for the U.S. economy.” The National Ground Water Association issued this important reminder today to mark the beginning of Infrastructure Week 2016 ...

  • Armtec Infrastructure Inc. completed refinancing

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. (TSX:ARF)(TSX:ARF.DB) announced today that its operating subsidiary, Armtec Holdings Limited ("Armtec" or the "Company"), has completed a refinancing of its existing senior bank facility. Pursuant to the refinancing, Armtec has borrowed $125 million under a senior secured loan facility with a Brookfield Asset Management Inc. company. After repaying the senior bank ...


    By Armtec

  • Award-winning "Green" Pipe Rehabilitation Technology Introduced for Much Needed Eco-friendly Infrastructure Repair Solutions

    GeoTree Technologies, Inc., a high tech infrastructure repair materials company announced that it has formed strategic partnership with IPR, the nation’s leading trenchless contractor, to introduce IPR EcoCastTM , the first advanced geopolymer liner system to address the increasing demand for eco-friendly trenchless infrastructure rehabilitation products. “As a full service pipe rehabilitation ...


  • Water Infrastructure Equipment Market 2016 World Forecast Report

    World demand for water infrastructure equipment is projected to increase more than six percent per year to exceed $100 billion in 2016. Advances will result from two key factors: in developing nations, access to water supply and sanitation will be increased; in developed nations, aging water infrastructure will need repair and upgrade. Plastic pipe, meters among fastest growing ...


  • CH2M, Evergreen State College Center for Sustainable Infrastructure visualize a future for water infrastructure

    Visualize a future where water infrastructure doesn't play a vital role in the daily lives of global citizens. Might seem hard to picture – yet, around the world water infrastructure is aging, and at risk for breakdowns. With dams averaging 50-years-old, most wastewater systems operating well over their expected lifespan and leaky pipes responsible for the loss of six billion gallons of ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

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