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Wastewater Reuse in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: Market Drivers, Trends, and Forecast, 2020-2030

23 April 2021
Market Insight

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE)—face a unique combination of water-related challenges that include a need for greenfield wastewater collection and treatment infrastructure and a need to expand alternative water supplies including water reuse.

In contrast to countries considering retrofits of existing wastewater systems for reuse, GCC countries have set initiatives and targets to not only retrofit but also build out significant new capacity of wastewater treatment and collection networks. In doing so, they simultaneously address critical wastewater management issues while developing alternative sources of water.

In this Market Insight:

  • Regional water stress and country ranking
  • Water supply portfolios by country
  • Water reuse targets by country
  • Bluefield’s GCC wastewater and reuse investment forecast summary
  • GCC wastewater infrastructure planned projects
  • GCC country profiles

Key Features

Table of Contents

  1. Summary : Background & Takeaways
  2. Regional Water Stress and Country Ranking
    • Top 20 Water-Stressed Countries, Globally
  3. Ranking Market Attractiveness by Country
    • Market Drivers & Comparative Landscape
  4. Wastewater Infrastructure Gaps Reflect Need for Investment
    • Wastewater Production to Collection & Treatment Shortfalls
  5. Wastewater Generation Grows with Increased Population
    • Wastewater Produced by Country, 2015-2050
  6. Water Supply Portfolios by Country
  7. Water Reuse Targets Set to Expand Reuse Adoption
    • Water Reuse Targets by Country in the GCC Unified Water Strategy
  8. Bluefield’s GCC Wastewater and Reuse Investment Forecast Summary
    • Market Drivers
    • Solutions
    • CAPEX 2020 – 2030
  9. Announced Government Spending
    • Planned Government Spending in Wastewater Infrastructure
  10. GCC Wastewater Infrastructure Planned Projects
    • Planned Wastewater Treatment & Collection Projects by Country
  11. Forecast Methodology
  12. Bridging the Gap: Announced Investment versus Planned Projects
    • GCC Wastewater Sector Forecast, 2020-2030
  13. GCC Wastewater Forecast by Segment
    • Forecasted Cumulative Spending in Wastewater by Segment
  14. GCC Country Profiles : Background, Wastewater Infrastructure Coverage, Recent Projects & Policies, Wastewater & Reuse Forecast
    • Bahrain
    • Kuwait
    • Oman
    • Qatar
    • Saudi Arabia
    • United Arab Emirates

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