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The danish water sector

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The danish water sector

  1. 1. THE DANISH WATER SECTOR ASSET MAPPING 12.04.2012 CPHCLEANTECH.COM KRK@CPHCLEANTECH.COM RESEARCH MANAGER/TEAM LEADER KLAUS ROVSING KRISTIANSEN
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. THE DANISH WATER SECTOR IS FARFROM ONLY DANISH… Foreign-owned (+50 %) Exporting 25% 73% Export rate 49 % 12.04.2012 4
  5. 5. THE WATER COMPANIES COVER THEENTIRE SECTOR 42% 12.04.2012 5
  6. 6. THE WATER COMPANIES COVER THEENTIRE SECTOR – TO A CERTAIN DEGREE 42% 12.04.2012 6
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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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