Making Money in the Water Industry

December 16, 2013 | State of the Market Report

Recent headlines in the $0.6 trillion water industry, including major companies like Siemens and Ashland selling off their businesses and Veolia continuing to hemorrhage, make the sector seem unnavigable. Yet a detailed value chain analysis reveals that the industry earns better than 12% operating profits across all sectors despite recent strong headwinds. This report charts the entire value chain and examines key strategies, finding highly profitable opportunities where other maps say only “here be dragons.”

Coverage Areas

  • Digital Transformation
  • Owning the Energy Transition

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Landscape
  • Analysis
  • Outlook
  • Endnotes