EBJ Vol XXIX No 07 & 08: The U.S. Water Industry 2016


EBJ annual analysis of the $160-billion U.S. water industry with data tables on the industry in 10 subsegments, key trends, top company lists and growth forecast. Interviews and comments by leaders and innovators in consulting & engineering, equipment manufacturing, trade associations and analysts complement EBJ's market analysis and lists of top companies in Water Equipment & Chemicals, Water C&E, Water/Wastewater Construction, Utilities and global companies. Water industry themes of aging infrastructure, water scarcity, funding and real pricing are familiar, but reuse and efficiency or 'one water', information systems & automation or 'smart water', and climate impacts or 'resilient water' are all themes on the minds of the industry.

Exhibits and data included in and with this issue are:

  • The U.S. Water Industry 1993-2016 ($mil)
  • USGS Trends in U.S. Water Withdrawls, 1950-2010
  • Top U.S. Water Equipment & Chemicals Companies (listed by global WE&C revenues in 2015)
  • Universe of U.S. Water Equipment & Chemicals Companies in 2015
  • U.S. Value of Construction Put in Place, 1993-2020e ($bil)
  • Water/Wastewater in the $30-Billion U.S. Environmental Consulting & Engineering Industry, 2000-2016
  • Top Global Water Utility Companies ($bil in 2015)
  • U.S. Community Water System Summary: 2015
  • Annual Change in U.S. Wastewater Rates, 2000-2018e
  • Water Rate Increases: 1998-2014
  • The U.S. Water Industry, 2014-2016 ($bil)
  • Expected Water Resource Withdrawals With and Without Climate Change from 2005-2060
  • Top 80 Water/Wastewater C&E Firms in 2015 ($mil)
  • Top Water/Wastewater Construction Contractors in 2015

Table of Contents

01.The $160-billion U.S. Water Industry maintains steady growth and good short- and long-term business prospects in spite of, and perhaps because of, the numerous challenges of funding, aging systems, public management, pricing, scarcity, reuse, technology, security, demographics and climate change.pg 1-13

02.Key Water Industry M&A Transactions in 2015-2016. Stantec Acquisition of Long-Time Water Leader MWH Global raises the bar.pg 13-14

03.Highlights of the AWWA State of the Water Industry 2016.pg 14

04.Black & Veatch Assesses Strategic Directions In Water.pg 17

05.ACEEE on Climate Change Impacts on the Energy-Water Nexus.pg 19

06.GE Water & Process Technologies Drives Growth With Innovation and M&A.pg 20

07.Ecolab Invests In Aquatech International to Broaden Market Offering.pg 22

08.Mott MacDonald Poised for Geographic Expansion in Water Markets.pg 24

09.SRP Environmental Completes Third Acquisition.pg 25

10.Water/Wastewater Master Planning Work Drives Growth for Freese and Nichols.pg 27

11.Dragonfly Pond Works Sees Huge Uptick in Sormwater Work in the Southeast.pg 28

12.Resource Environmental Solutions Deos Deal With KKR.pg 29

13.CH2M Has the Tools to Retain Leadership in Water Engineering & Consulting.pg 32

14.Florida Water Managers Add Climate Change to Long List of Challenges.pg 36

15.New York State Grapples With Climate Change and Water Resources.pg 40

16.Seattle Public Utilities Leads Climate And Water Adaptation Planning.pg 42



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