THE DANISH WATER SECTOR ASSET MAPPING 12.04.2012 CPHCLEANTECH.COM KRK@CPHCLEANTECH.COM RESEARCH MANAGER/TEAM LEADER KLAUS ROVSING KRISTIANSEN
DENMARK – WHERE WATER MATTERS We care about water… Low loss Good water quality Strong environmental focus Why?A small country that needs to take care of scarce resourcesand a country that also cares for other countries What?Asset mapping through a survey amongst private companies,supplemented by desk-research and background interviews 12.04.2012 2
THE SURVEY 260 companies (potential) 53 companies not in target group (own perception) Response: 131 companies (63 % of 207) Company list: 91 companies (activities and scope) 12.04.2012 3
THE DANISH WATER SECTOR IS FARFROM ONLY DANISH… Foreign-owned (+50 %) Exporting 25% 73% Export rate 49 % 12.04.2012 4
THE WATER COMPANIES COVER THEENTIRE SECTOR 42% 12.04.2012 5
THE WATER COMPANIES COVER THEENTIRE SECTOR – TO A CERTAIN DEGREE 42% 12.04.2012 6
THE SIZE OF THE DANISH WATER SECTOR The equivalent of 7,000 full-time employees working with water in Denmark, excl. the utilities (+50,000 employees in Denmark) [+4,000?] The companies have +36,000 people working with water outside Denmark Total number of people in the “Danish” water sector actually working with water is 43,000 The utilities working (water abstraction, distribution and waste water) represent another 5,000 employees More than 48,000 people are involved in the water sector in Denmark The turnover of 52 companies is around 600 million euros – extrapolated 1.5 billion euros. 12.04.2012 7
LOOKING AHEAD Investment in water abstraction and distribution is continuing and in waste water treatment it seems to be growing significantly (DANVA) Companies are engaged in every part of the sector. Strongholds in low loss in distribution, high security and tailor-made solutions Room for improvement and collaboration especially in waste water techniques and urban drainage Employment in five years… A growth marked and a growth sector worth joining! 12.04.2012 8
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