Water Treatment Chemicals Market Report Scope & Overview:

The Water Treatment Chemicals Market was valued at US$ 43.24 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach US$ 80.62 billion by 2030, rising at a CAGR of 8.1% between 2023 and 2030. These compounds also help to keep water's pH balanced by making it less basic. Many manufacturing plants require a large amount of water to run. This is likewise true in the case of power plants. Increased demand for sugar and ethanol, particularly in emerging economies, geothermal energy, fertiliser, petrochemical manufacturing, and refining industries, can be ascribed to the growth. Furthermore, the Middle East and Africa are likely to have potential growth as a result of the expanding adoption of saline water treatment to meet rising water demand.

Water Treatment Chemicals Market Regional Analysis

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Market Dynamics


The fact that agricultural sectors around the world, particularly in India, are increasing rapidly is driving growth in the water treatment chemicals market Water is also used extensively in the industry. It also pollutes it. Water treatment chemicals neutralise impurities in the water, making it safe to drink for humans and animals.


The fact that these compounds are expensive to create and use is holding down market expansion.


The market for water treatment chemicals is proving to be quite profitable for several companies. They're responding by pouring money into research and development that will help them neutralise more water faster while remaining safe for humans and animals.


Perhaps the most difficult challenge that companies in the water treatment chemicals market face is developing a new generation of chemicals that are more effective, more cost-effective, and safer around humans and animals.


The COVID-19 outbreak has had a negative impact on a variety of industries and countries around the world. The global implementation of lockdown has halted the production of electronic parts, limiting the growth of the water treatment chemicals market. Furthermore, there has been a delay in the supply of raw materials needed for the manufacture of electronic components.

The COVID-19 pandemic has an impact on the supply chain due to regulations governing the import and export of chemicals and raw materials. As a result, the scarcity of raw materials has resulted in the production of water treatment chemicals, which has a negative impact on market growth. Furthermore, production outages caused by infection among employees and strict company shutdowns are expected to stifle the growth of the water treatment chemicals market until the second quarter of 2021.

Market Segmentation:

By Type

  • Coagulants

  • pH Adjusters & Softeners

  • Flocculants

  • Biocides & Disinfectants

  • Scale Inhibitors & Dispersants

  • Corrosion Inhibitors

  • Others

By End Use

  • Industrial

  • Power generation

  • Refineries

  • Pulp & Paper

  • Metal & mining

  • Food & Beverages

  • Oil & Gas

  • Municipal

By Application

  • The municipal water treatment plant

  • Chemical processing

  • Power generation

  • Others

Water Treatment Chemicals Market Segmentation Analysis

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By Regional Analysis

  • North America

    • USA

    • Canada

    • Mexico

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • UK

    • France

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • The Netherlands

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • Japan

    • South Korea

    • China

    • India

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • The Middle East & Africa

    • Israel

    • UAE

    • South Africa

    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

  • Latin America

    • Brazil

    • Argentina

    • Rest of Latin America

 Key Players:

Kemira OYJ, Lanxess, DuPont, Akzo Nobel NV, Solenis LLC, Ecolab Inc, Baker Hughes, Suez SA, and, Lonza Group, and Other Players.

Lanxess-Company Financial Analysis

Water Treatment Chemicals Market Report Scope:
Report Attributes Details
Market Size in 2022 US$ 43.24 Billion
Market Size by 2030 US$ 80.62 Billion
CAGR CAGR of 8.1% From 2023 to 2030
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2023-2030
Historical Data 2020-2021
Report Scope & Coverage Market Size, Segments Analysis, Competitive  Landscape, Regional Analysis, DROC & SWOT Analysis, Forecast Outlook
Key Segments • By Type (Coagulants, pH Adjusters & Softeners, Flocculants, Biocides & Disinfectants, Scale Inhibitors & Dispersants, Corrosion Inhibitors, Others)
• By End Use (Industrial, Power, generation, Refineries, Pulp & Paper, Metal & mining, Food & Beverages, Oil & Gas, Others)
• By Application (The municipal water treatment plant, Chemical processing, Power generation, Others)
Regional Analysis/Coverage North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Europe
(Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands,
Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (Japan, South Korea,
China, India, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), The
Middle East & Africa (Israel, UAE, South Africa,
Rest of Middle East & Africa), Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
Company Profiles Kemira OYJ, Lanxess, DuPont, Akzo Nobel NV, Solenis LLC, Ecolab Inc, Baker Hughes, Suez SA, and, Lonza Group, and Other Players.
DRIVERS • The fact that agricultural sectors around the world, particularly in India, are increasing rapidly is driving growth in the water treatment chemicals market Water is also used extensively in the industry.
RESTRAINTS • The fact that these compounds are expensive to create and use is holding down market expansion.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ans: Yes.

Ans: Kemira OYJ (Finland), Lanxess (Germany), DuPont (US), Akzo Nobel NV (Netherlands), Solenis LLC (US), Ecolab Inc (US),Baker Hughes (US), Suez SA (France) and, Lonza Group (Switzerland) are major players of the Global Water Treatment Chemicals  Market

Ans: Rising population and rapid urbanization in emerging economies are the major opportunity for Global Water Treatment Chemicals  Market

Ans: Increased demand from the sugar and ethanol, fertiliser, geothermal power generation, petrochemical manufacturing, and refining industries, particularly in emerging economies, can be ascribed to the growth.

Ans: The global market for water treatment chemicals was valued at 40.63 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach 54.76 billion by 2028 are the size of the  Global Water Treatment Chemicals  Market

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

1.1 Market Definition

1.2 Scope

1.3 Research Assumptions

2. Research Methodology

3. Market Dynamics

3.1 Drivers

3.2 Restraints

3.3 Opportunities

3.4 Challenges

4. Impact Analysis

4.1 COVID-19 Impact Analysis

4.2 Impact of Ukraine- Russia war

4.3 Impact of ongoing Recession

4.3.1 Introduction

4.3.2 Impact on major economies US Canada Germany France United Kingdom China Japan South Korea Rest of the World

5. Value Chain Analysis

6. Porter’s 5 forces model

7.  PEST Analysis

8. Global Water Treatment Chemicals Market Segmentation, by Type

8.1 Coagulants

8.2 pH Adjusters & Softeners

8.3 Flocculants

8.4 Biocides & Disinfectants

8.5 cale Inhibitors & Dispersants

8.6 Corrosion Inhibitors

8.7 Others

9. Global Water Treatment Chemicals Market Segmentation, by End Use

9.1 Industrial

9.2 Power generation

9.3 Refineries

9.4 Pulp & Paper

9.5 Metal & mining

9.6 Food & Beverages

9.7 Oil & Gas

9.9 Other

10. Global Water Treatment Chemicals Market Segmentation, By Application

10.1The municipal water treatment plant

10.2 Chemical processing

10.3 Power generation

10. 4 Others

11. Regional Analysis

11.1 Introduction

11.2 North America

11.2.1 USA

11.2.2    Canada

11.2.3    Mexico

11.3        Europe

11.3.1    Germany

11.3.2    UK

11.3.3    France

11.3.4    Italy

11.3.5    Spain

11.3.6    The Netherlands

11.3.7    Rest of Europe

11.4        Asia-Pacific

11.4.1    Japan

11.4.2    South Korea

11.4.3    China

11.4.4    India

11.4.5    Australia

11.4.6    Rest of Asia-Pacific

11.5        The Middle East & Africa

11.5.1    Israel

11.5.2    UAE

11.5.3    South Africa

11.5.4    Rest

11.6        Latin America

11.6.1    Brazil

11.6.2    Argentina

11.6.3    Rest of Latin America

12. Company Profiles

12.1 BASF SE (Germany),

12.1.1 Financial

12.1.2 Products/ Services Offered

12.1.3 SWOT Analysis

12.1.4 The SNS view

12.2 Kemira OYJ (Finland),

12.3 Lanxess (Germany),

12.4 DuPont,

12.5 Akzo Nobel NV (Netherlands),

12.6 Solenis LLC,

12.7 Ecolab Inc,

12.8 Baker Hughes,

12.9 Suez SA (France) and

12.10 Lonza Group (Switzerland)

13. Competitive Landscape

13.1 Competitive Benchmark

13.2 Market Share analysis

13.3 Recent Developments

14. Conclusion

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