Water Industry

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This Key Note Market Update examines the water industry in the UK, covering water collection, treatment and distribution services undertaken by companies operating in the water and sewerage industry. There are two main types of water companies in the UK: water and sewerage companies (WaSCs) and water-only companies (WoCs).

Introduction & Definition 1
REPORT COVERAGE......1
MARKET SECTORS.........1
Water Supply2
Sewerage Services..2
Main End Uses of Water.3
Table 1.1: Estimated Abstractions from All Surface and Groundwaters by Purpose in England and Wales (million cubic metres), 2008-2012....3
1. Executive Summary 5
2. Whats KEY in the Market? 6
KEY DRIVERS.........6
MARKET TRENDS.6
Global Climate Change ..6
Water Industry Reform ..7
Ofwat Plans to Reduce Water Bills by 5% Over 5 Years .....7
ECONOMIC TRENDS......7
Table 2.1: UK Economic Trends (000, m, %, million and ), 2009-2013........8
MARKET POSITION........9
HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?.10
3. Market Size, Segmentation & Forecasts 11
THE TOTAL MARKET .11
Table 3.1: The Total UK Market for Regulated Water and Sewerage Services by Value (m), Years Ending 31st March 2010-2014.11
Figure 3.1: The Total UK Market for Regulated Water and Sewerage Services by Value (m), Years Ending 31st March 2010-2014.11
BY SECTOR.12
England and Wales........12
Table 3.2: Total Value of Water and Sewerage Companies and Water-Only
Companies in England and Wales (m), Years Ending 31st March 2010-2014......12
Table 3.3: Revenue of Water Sewerage Services in England and Wales (m), Years Ending 31st March 2010-2014.........14
Figure 3.2: Revenue of Water Sewerage Services in England and Wales (m), Years Ending 31st March 2010-2014.........15
Scotland ......15
Table 3.4: Market Value of Water and Sewerage Services in Scotland (m), Years Ending 31st March 2010-2014.........15
Figure 3.3: Market Value of Water and Sewerage Services in Scotland (m), Years Ending 31st March 2010-2014.........16
Northern Ireland..16
Table 3.5: Market Value of Water and Sewerage Services in Northern Ireland (m), Years Ending 31st March 2010-2014........16
Figure 3.4: Market Value of Water and Sewerage Services in Northern Ireland (m), Years Ending 31st March 2010-2014........17
FORECASTS17
Future Trends........17
Household Water Bills to Fall in 2015 to 2020.17
Investment in Water Industry Infrastructure ...17
Future Economic Trends.........18
Table 3.6: Economic Forecasts (000, % and million), 2014-201818
Forecast Total Market...19
Table 3.7: Forecast Total UK Market for Regulated Water and Sewerage Services by Region by Value (m), Years Ending 31st March 2015-2019.19
Figure 3.5: Forecast Total UK Market for Regulated Water and Sewerage Services by Region by Value (m), Years Ending 31st March 2015-2019.20
MARKET GROWTH......20
Figure 3.6: Growth in the Total UK Market for Regulated Water and Sewerage Services by Value (m), Years Ending 31st March 2010-2019.....20
4. International Perspective 21
OVERVIEW.21
EUROPE.......21
Table 4.1: Per Capita Fresh Water Resources in Europe by Country (000 cubic metres per inhabitant), Long-Term Annual Average22
Table 4.2: Groundwater and Surface Water Abstraction Levels in Europe by Country (million cubic metres), 2001, 2006 and 2011....24
5. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats 26
STRENGTHS26
WEAKNESSES......26
OPPORTUNITIES.26
THREATS.....27
6. PESTEL 28
POLITICAL ..28
Political Uncertainty......28
The Water Act 2014 ......28
ECONOMIC .........29
SOCIAL .......29
TECHNOLOGICAL ........30
ENVIRONMENTAL ......30
Climate Change ...30
Shale Gas Exploration ..31
Renewable Energy.........31
LEGISLATIVE .......31
The EU Water Framework Directive.........32
The EU Drinking Water Directive....32
7. Company Financials 33
8. Further Sources 34
Publications.........34
Government Publications ..34
Key Note Research 35
The Key Note Range of Reports 36
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