Profiting From the Highly Fragmented Water Industry

May 11, 2015 | State of the Market Report

Recent high profile flame-outs from some of the world’s top water companies have spooked the industry. Private industry struggles to find profit in a “highly fragmented” market are driven by perverse regulation and deep-seated conservatism. Drinking water plants across town from each other can require entirely different technologies, hurting economies of scale, while most industrial and municipal users are small and difficult to reach. Yet the industry remains a $600 billion opportunity that holds hidden gems, with revolutionary technologies in treatment, monitoring, and reuse.

Coverage Areas

  • Owning the Energy Transition
  • Water

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Lead Analysts

Brent Giles, Ph.D.
Senior Analyst
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Naveen Krishnamurthy
Elizabeth Murray
Research Associate

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