Sewage Treatment Facilities Market Characteristics
The sewage treatment facilities market consists of sales of sewage treatment services by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that operate sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities that collect, treat, and dispose of waste.
Competitive Landscape of the Sewage Treatment Facilities Market
Major players in the global sewage treatment facilities market include Suez Environnement S A, Buckman Laboratories International Inc, Hitachi, Ecoprog GmbH, and Emerso.
Sewage Treatment Facilities Market Size
The sewage treatment facilities market size is expected to increase by 2021. The growth in the sewage treatment facilities market is due to the increased pressure from governments on companies, and increasing investments in the market.
However, the market for sewage treatment facilities is expected to face certain restraints from several factors such as limited adoption of wastewater treatment services in emerging economies.
Sewage Treatment Facilities Market Segmentation
The global sewage treatment facilities market is further segmented based on type and geography.
By Type - The sewage treatment facilities market is segmented into Residential, Industrial, Commercial. Among these segments, the residential sewage treatment market accounts for the largest share in the global sewage treatment facilities market.
By Geography - The global sewage treatment facilities is segmented into North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Middle East and Africa. Among these regions, Asia Pacific was the largest region in the global sewage treatment facilities market.
Trends in the Sewage Treatment Facilities Market
Micro-pollutants which are challenging the treatment capability of conventional wastewater treatment plants are being treated with advanced technologies. Micro-pollutants are contaminants originating from pharmaceutical residues, household chemicals, personal care products and pesticides. Technologies such as moving bed biofilm reactors (MBBR), ozone-based advanced oxidation, adsorption and powdered activated carbon (PAC) are being used to remove micro-pollutants from wastewater. For instance, in Germany, advanced technologies such as GE’s membrane bioreactor and powdered activated carbon technology are proving to be a cost-effective way of removing micro-pollutants from wastewater.
Potential Opportunities in the Sewage Treatment Facilities Market
With increasing environmental awareness and government initiatives, the scope and potential for the global sewage treatment facilities market is expected to significantly rise in the forecast period.