Water Treatment Chemicals

Overview

Water treatment chemicals have seen an uptick in the demand after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The municipalities, governments and authorities are increasingly concerned about the hygiene of the citizens. Not only the use of water treatment chemicals for drinking water has increased, the norms and regulations for treatment of waste water have also been tightened. Developing countries are seeing more growth as compared with developed countries, but US and some countries in US continue to import a lot of water treatment chemicals. The industry is estimated to be valued more than $30 billion.

Market Dynamics

Industrial segment holds the largest market share – at about two thirds. This implies that most of the revenues globally come from wastewater treatment and process water treatment. And this segment is growing at 5% CAGR. China and India are the largest manufactures of water treatment chemicals.

Uses

The market is divided into coagulants, pH adjusters & softeners, flocculants, biocides & disinfectants, scale inhibitors & dispersants, and corrosion inhibitors. By type, the corrosion inhibitors segment held the highest global water treatment chemicals market share of around 22.1% in 2019 and is expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period.

India Markets & Exports

Acc. to some reports, the Indian water treatment chemicals market size was valued at over USD 600 million in 2020 and the market is projected to register a CAGR of over 9.5% in terms of revenue. Over the short term, the increasing demand from the chemical manufacturing industry is expected to drive the market's growth. In long run, the increasing investments in sewage treatment plants in the country is to provide a major growth opportunity.

Our Products in Water Treatment Chemicals

Name

CAS #

Granular Activated Carbon

7440-44-0

Powdered Activated Carbon

7440-44-0

Ferric Chloride

7705-08-0

Alumimium Chloride

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Aluminium Sulphate

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