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Water Main, Sewer System & Related Project Construction in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Water Main, Sewer System & Related Project Construction Market Research Report | SIC F42.210 | Oct 2016

A steady flow: Efforts to limit revenue fluctuations should encourage steady growth

IBISWorld’s Water Main, Sewer System & Related Project Construction market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Clancy Docwra Ltd Clancy Docwra Ltd market share
Morgan Sindall Morgan Sindall market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Contractors in the Water Main, Sewer System and Related Project Construction industry build and maintain the infrastructure that both water-only companies (WOCs) and water and sewerage companies (WaSCs) rely on. Throughout this report, WaSCs and WOCs are jointly referred to as water companies. The amount that water companies spend on the industry's services is scrutinised by the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat), which approves asset management plans (AMPs) covering five-year periods. Given the extent of water mains and sewer systems, complex projects are often required to renew or update them. The irregularity of income from such projects can cause large spikes in revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Using depreciation as a proxy for capital expenditure and wages as a proxy for labour expenditure, the industry is estimated to have a moderate level of capital intensity because both equipment and employees are important. Although expensive, heavy-duty machinery is often vital to operators' work and operators frequently choose to lease it or gain access to it by employing subcontractors in preference to acquiring it themselves. This is particularly true when it comes to more specialised equipment. The effect of this approach is to make the industry seem more labour intensive than it actually is. Sma.. purchase to read more


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What is the Water Main, Sewer System & Related Project Construction Industry?

The industry includes contractors that build distribution lines to transport fluids and construct the buildings and structures to support these systems. This includes the construction of long-distance and urban pipelines, water mains, sewer systems, irrigation systems and pumping stations.

Industry Products
Building water infrastructureMaintenance, repair and upgradesBuilding sewerage infrastructure
Industry Activities
Constructing long-distance and urban pipelinesConstructing water mains and linesConstructing irrigation systems and canalsConstructing sewer systems and sewage disposal plantsConstructing pumping stations

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