Water, Grid, Home

$8.7 Bn Smart Water Metering Market by 2025 – Report

There will be a $8.70 bn smart water meter industry by 2025, according to a new Research and Markets report. The market will grow at a CAGR of about 8.8% in the next decade. The report contains main players, important developments, technological innovations, trends, and future strategies.


Titled “Global Smart Water Metering Market Analysis & Trends – Industry Forecast to 2025, “the report analyzes the market estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global and regional levels. The study contains revenue estimations for 2015 and forecasts from 2016 till 2025.


Asia Pacific Region Leading Centrifugal Pumps Market – Frost & Sullivan

Due to high demand for mechanical seals in China and India, the Asia Pacific region is out performing other regions. Asia pacific registered 40.6% of the pump sales. Europe accounted for 29.2% of the total sales. North America’s market is expected to grow by 0.5% this year.

According to Frost & Sullivan Industrial Automation & Process Control Industry Analyst Arun Prasath, “As technology steers the market toward predictive maintenance and diagnostics, manufacturers should tap into a growing demand for efficient, automated, smart pumps that are environment-friendly and can seamlessly integrate with smart grids and Internet of Things.”

Environment, Water

Water Quality Awareness Has Increased – US Survey

A nationwide survey of 1,711 adults living in private households revealed that awareness of water quality problems has increased in the last two years.  The survey was commissioned by the Water Quality Association (WQA) and conducted by Applied Research-West, Inc. between Feb 1 and Feb 15.

Media has played a role in increasing awareness. Survey showed 43% of the respondents learned about health contaminants from the media, compared to 27% in 2015. Thirty three percent respondents chose lead as a water contaminant, compared to 15% two years ago.

According to Pauli Undesser, WQA Executive Director, “News coverage of the Flint, Michigan lead crisis likely played into the rise of awareness of water quality issues from the news media.”