Water Treatment Chemicals Market

Water Treatment Chemicals Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report

Water Treatment Chemicals Market Size, Share, Companies & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Coagulants & Flocculants, Corrosion Inhibitors, Scale Inhibitors, Chelating Agents, Biocides & Disinfectants, PH Adjusters & Stabilizers, Anti-Foaming Agents, Oxidants, Oxygen Scavengers) By Application (Raw Water Treatment, Water Desalination, Cooling, Boiler, Effluent Water Treatment) By End-User (Power Generation, Municipal Water Treatment, Chemical Processing, Pulp And Paper, Food And Beverages, Metal And Mining, Oil And Gas, Construction) By Distribution Channel (Business To Business, Business To Consumer, Hypermarket/Supermarket, Convenience Stores, Specialty Stores, Online Retail) Based On Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2028

Report ID : BMRC 1792
Number of pages : 300
Published Date : Nov 2022
Category : Chemical And Materials
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Water Treatment Chemicals Market is valued at USD 37.03 Billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 53.51 Billion by 2028 with a CAGR of 5.4% over the forecast period.

Increased demand of clean water as well as concern about waterborne diseases, stringent regulatory rules by the government, and rising water desalination across the globe are major factors anticipating the growth of the global water treatment chemicals market.

Scope of Market Water Treatment Chemicals Market:-

The water can be purified by a physical and chemical process, the chemicals used to purify water is known as water treatment chemicals. To support industrial activities the demand for safe freshwater is constantly rising. The innovative methods are used by the water industry to make suitable use such as drinking, cooking, irrigation, and industrial purpose. The four basic processes of water treatment are cooling water treatment, boiler water treatment, water purification, and treatment of wastewater effluent. The chemicals used for water treatment process are mostly algicide, chlorine dioxide, chlorine, and muriatic acid. The suspended solids, viruses, fungi, bacteria, algae, and minerals are removed during the water treatment process.

The water treatment industry plays an important role for clean water supply on a global level to prevent clean water globally to prevent water-related diseases. Polluted river water, wastewater from other sources is made safe for human consumption with innovative boiler water treatment chemicals and other related chemicals. Using water treatment chemicals, municipal and industrial facilities can improve raw water quality, utility water, and wastewater treatment performance.

During the covid-19 pandemic the nationwide lockdown imposed in 2020 the industries are closed by manufacturers, interrupting supply chains and other restrictions has slightly hampered the water treatment chemicals market. However, during the pandemic hygiene became very important to stop the spread of the virus according to the World Health Organization Interim Guidance April 2020, regular hand hygiene is one of the most important measures to prevent outbreaks of coronavirus. There is increased water consumption for maintaining hygiene. Due to sanitization, safe water consumption and maintaining self-hygiene has been extremely important factors to cope up with amid virus. Thus, the water treatment chemicals market has a positive effect on the Water Treatment Chemicals market.

Global Water Treatment Chemicals Market Segmentation:-

The global water treatment chemicals market is classified into application, type, and end-users. Based on type the market is fragmented into coagulants & flocculants, corrosion inhibitors, scale inhibitors, chelating agents, biocides & disinfectants, PH adjusters & stabilizers, anti-foaming agents, oxidants, oxygen scavengers. Based on application, the market is segmented into water desalination, cooling, raw water treatment, effluent water treatment, and boiler. Based on end-users, the water treatment chemicals market is segmented into power generation, municipal water treatment, chemical processing, pulp and paper, food and beverages, metal and mining, oil and gas, construction

By Type

  • Coagulants & Flocculants
  • Corrosion Inhibitors
  • Scale Inhibitors
  • Chelating Agents
  • Biocides & Disinfectants
  • PH Adjusters & Stabilizers
  • Anti-Foaming Agents
  • Oxidants
  • Oxygen Scavengers

By Application

  • Raw Water Treatment
  • Water Desalination
  • Cooling
  • Boiler
  • Effluent Water Treatment

By End-user

  • Power Generation
  • Municipal Water Treatment
  • Chemical Processing
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Food and Beverages
  • Metal and Mining
  • Oil and Gas
  • Construction

By Distribution Channel

  • Business to Business
  • Business to Consumer
  • Hypermarket/Supermarket
  • Convenience Stores
  • Specialty Stores
  • Online Retail

Water Treatment Chemicals Market Key Players

Some of the key players for the Global Water Treatment Chemicals Market are

  • Akzo Nobel N.V.,
  • Baker Hughes Company,
  • BASF SE,
  • Ecolab Inc.,
  • Kemira OYJ,
  • Lonza Group AG,
  • SNF Floerger,
  • Solenis LLC,
  • Suez SA,
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • Others

News-Kemira and Valmet have signed a partnership

On 22nd January 2019 Kemira and Valmet has signed a partnership agreement in Europe to form a collaboration for water and sludge treatment in customer applications across the industrial and municipal spaces. The agreement intended to combine Kemira’s chemistry and smart process optimization expertise with Valmet’s analyzer and measurement technology know-how, as well as on-site service network.

Increased demand for clean water as well as concern about waterborne diseases, stringent regulatory policies by the government, and rising water desalination across the globe are major factors anticipating the growth of the global water treatment chemicals market.

The demand for water treatment in the industrial sector is expanding due to rising industrialization in developing countries. Every industry consumes water for various activities which include timber & mining, chemical processing, food & libation, canvas & gas, paper & pulp, and power generation which requires water treatment chemicals to treat the used water. This has increased the demand for water treatment chemicals in developing regions as compared to developed countries. Also, the purification of water using chemicals is a more cost-effective method than physical purification which in turn created the demand for water treatment chemicals market. Furthermore, the innovative technologies like RO, natural process, UV filtration need huge investments. As well as concern about waterborne diseases is another reason fueling the market growth.

The untreated wastewater from industries, commercial waste and household wastewater contains highly toxic chemicals and microorganisms which can spread waterborne diseases. In addition to this, stringent government regulations with the rapid industrialization worldwide, large-scale discharge of toxic pollutants in freshwater reserves has made water unfit for consumption on various levels. Due to this government has implemented the strict regulatory framework to restrict the discharge of toxic chemicals in the water bodies and ensure proper treatment before supply. Moreover, the desalination method is adopted to vary seawater or brackish water into clean or freshwater, hence it requires water treatment chemicals. Due to the rising population across various water-starved nations, the demand for high-quality freshwater is rising at a rapid pace which boosted the growth of the water treatment chemicals market.

However, alternative water treatments technologies may hamper the growth of the market. In spite of that, rising population and urbanization in developing countries are some opportunities for the global water treatment chemicals market.

Asia-Pacific region is the fastest-growing region for the global water treatment chemicals Industry

Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region for the global water treatment due boosting population, high processed growth and strict government regulations. The innovations and developments in water treatment chemicals leads to the growing number of end users by this means boosting the growth of the water treatment chemicals call. The arising parsimony India and China have maximum of the growth of water treatment chemicals call. Due to the growing population and the boosting demand for fresh, clean water for agrarian and processed purposes and fleet industrialization. Rising consciousness among citizens in developing countries regarding the vitality of treated water, and complications caused by consumption of natural water. In addition, Japanese government is applying strict context protection laws that decree the proper treatment of wastewater from cocoon and processed processes. Growing cognizance and need to conserve freshwater also boost the water treatment chemicals anticipated growth in the Asia-Pacific region.       

Global Water Treatment Chemicals Market: By Region

The regions covered in Global Water Treatment Chemicals Market report are North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of the World. On the basis of country level, the market of global water treatment chemicals market is subdivided into U.S., Mexico, Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, China, India, Japan, Southeast Asia, Middle East, GCC (UAE, Saudi Arabia, and others) Africa.

North America
• U.S.
• Canada

• Germany
• France
• U.K.
• Italy
• Spain
• Sweden
• Netherland
• Turkey
• Switzerland
• Belgium
• Rest of Europe

• South Korea
• Japan
• China
• India
• Australia
• Philippines
• Singapore
• Malaysia
• Thailand
• Indonesia
• Rest Of APAC

Latin America
• Mexico
• Colombia
• Brazil
• Argentina
• Peru
• Rest of South America

Middle East and Africa
• Saudi Arabia
• Egypt
• South Africa
• Rest Of MEA

Report Analysis Details
Historical data 2018 - 2021
Forecast Period 2022 - 2028
Market Size in 2020: USD 35.12 Billion 
Base year considered 2020
Forecast Period CAGR %:


Market Size Expected in 2027: USD 50.74 Billion 
Tables, Charts & Figures: 175
Pages 200
Water Treatment Chemicals Manufacturers Akzo Nobel N.V., Baker Hughes Company, BASF SE, Ecolab Inc., Kemira OYJ, Lonza Group AG, SNF Floerger, Solenis LLC, Suez SA, Dow Chemical Company, Others
Segments Covered By Type, By Application, By Distribution Channel
Regional Analysis North America, U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Asia Pacific, China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, South America, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, The Middle East and Africa, GCC, Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa

Key Benefits in Global Water Treatment Chemicals Industry 

  • Global Water Treatment Chemicals Industry report covers in-depth historical and forecasts analysis.
  • Global Water Treatment Chemicals Industry research report provides detailed information about Market Introduction, Market Summary, Global market Revenue (Revenue USD), Market Drivers, Market Restraints, water treatment chemicals Companies, Market Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, Regional and Country levels.
  • Global Water Treatment Chemicals Industry report helps to identify opportunities in the marketplace.
  • Global Water Treatment Chemicals Industry report covers an extensive analysis of emerging trends and the competitive landscape.
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