Microbiological Testing of Water

Microbiological Testing of Water Market by Pathogen Type (Clostridium, Coliform, Legionella), Water Type (Drinking, Industrial), Process, Type, Application - Global Forecast 2024-2030

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[180 Pages Report] The Microbiological Testing of Water Market size was estimated at USD 1.25 billion in 2023 and expected to reach USD 1.34 billion in 2024, at a CAGR 7.30% to reach USD 2.06 billion by 2030.

Microbiological Testing of Water Market
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Microbiological analysis is the most precise and effective method of detecting fecal contamination in water. The global market for microbiological water testing is expanding due to increased demand from the pharmaceutical and food-beverage industries and greater public awareness about water safety. The huge increase in pollution levels and the occurrence of various ailments has necessitated thorough microbiological analysis to ensure clean drinking sources. However, complex processes with limited standardization provide issues during testing and when attempting to aggregate results reliably, hampering the market growth. Nevertheless, the emerging innovations and advancements in water testing technology and the introduction of portable microbiological testing water kits create lucrative prospects for the market in the coming years.

Microbiological Testing of Water Market - Global Forecast 2024-2030
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Regional Insights

The American microbiological testing in the water market is highly developing owing to emerging innovative testing methods, favorable government involvement, and rapid focus to establish adequate infrastructure for drinking water in the region. In February 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the USD 2 billion grant funding in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for participating states and territories to manage emerging contaminants in drinking water. Similarly, the recast Drinking Water Directive is the EU's main drinking water policy, governing the availability and quality of water meant for human consumption to preserve human health. Thus, the stringent regulatory framework, the introduction of novel portable microbiological testing methods, and the emerging industrial sector have boosted the EMEA region's market growth. Rising favorable government efforts, growing industrialization in emerging nations such as India and China, and advancements in the food industry are critical factors projected to fuel market expansion significantly in the Asia-Pacific region.

FPNV Positioning Matrix

The FPNV Positioning Matrix is pivotal in evaluating the Microbiological Testing of Water Market. It offers a comprehensive assessment of vendors, examining key metrics related to Business Strategy and Product Satisfaction. This in-depth analysis empowers users to make well-informed decisions aligned with their requirements. Based on the evaluation, the vendors are then categorized into four distinct quadrants representing varying levels of success: Forefront (F), Pathfinder (P), Niche (N), or Vital (V).

Market Share Analysis

The Market Share Analysis is a comprehensive tool that provides an insightful and in-depth examination of the current state of vendors in the Microbiological Testing of Water Market. By meticulously comparing and analyzing vendor contributions in terms of overall revenue, customer base, and other key metrics, we can offer companies a greater understanding of their performance and the challenges they face when competing for market share. Additionally, this analysis provides valuable insights into the competitive nature of the sector, including factors such as accumulation, fragmentation dominance, and amalgamation traits observed over the base year period studied. With this expanded level of detail, vendors can make more informed decisions and devise effective strategies to gain a competitive edge in the market.

Recent Developments
  • ALS Acquires HIDRO.LAB d.o.o.

    ALS Global, a global testing, inspection, and certification services provider, has announced the acquisition of HIDROLAB, a specialist in the microbiological testing of water in Spain. This acquisition will enable ALS to expand its reach within the Spanish market and deliver a wide range of analytical services to its customers. The companies have operated together for over 15 years, with ALS providing consulting and technical support to HIDROLAB’s customers. The acquisition will provide ALS with access to specialized equipment and highly experienced personnel in the microbiological testing of water. With this purchase, ALS is committed to expanding their capabilities across Europe and increasing customer satisfaction by offering more comprehensive solutions. [Published On: 2023-04-17]

  • Nelson Labs Receives ASCA (Accreditation Scheme for Conformity Assessment) Accreditation from the U.S. FDA

    Nelson Labs received the ASCA/CAC accreditation scheme from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The scheme allows them to do microbiological water analyses within the FDA's framework. This will give them a competitive edge in the market, as they can now provide more reliable and accurate client results. Additionally, this accreditation ensures that the laboratory follows the highest standards of practice regarding microbiological testing of water. This accreditation will allow Nelson Labs to expand into new markets and regions with confidence in the safety of their products. Additionally, as part of this accreditation process, Nelson Labs must submit product sampling results to the U.S. FDA for approval before releasing any water-based product. This further ensures that the products offered by Nelson Labs are safe and of high quality. [Published On: 2023-04-12]

  • East Wenatchee Water District Partners with the City of Wenatchee to Test Drinking Water

    The East Wenatchee Water District (EWWD) partnered with the City of Wenatchee to test drinking water for microbiological contaminants. The joint partnership is part of WENWATER, an initiative to increase public health and safety by providing access to safe drinking water. The partnership between EWWD and Wenatchee is essential in ensuring safe drinking water is accessible within certain areas. This will help reduce potential health risks associated with contaminated water sources, such as gastrointestinal illness, respiratory infections, skin rashes. The collaboration between the two entities also raises awareness about local water quality issues and the importance of proper testing procedures to meet safety standards. [Published On: 2023-03-26]

Key Company Profiles

The report delves into recent significant developments in the Microbiological Testing of Water Market, highlighting leading vendors and their innovative profiles. These include 3M Company, Accepta Ltd., Agilent Technologies, Inc., ALS Group, Auriga Research Private Limited, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Biosan Laboratories Inc., CMDC Labs, Döhler GmbH, Edvotek, Inc., Eurofins Scientific SE, Hardy Diagnostics, HiMedia Laboratories, IBI Scientific, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Intertek Group PLC, LaMotte Co., Lifeasible, Merck KGaA, Micro Bio Logics, Inc., MP Biomedicals, LLC, Mérieux NutriSciences Corporation, Nelson Laboratories, LLC, Northeast Laboratory Services, Pall Corporation, PerkinElmer, Inc., SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA, Shimadzu Corporation, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., and VWR International, LLC by Avantor Inc..

Market Segmentation & Coverage

This research report categorizes the Microbiological Testing of Water Market to forecast the revenues and analyze trends in each of the following sub-markets:

  • Pathogen Type
    • Clostridium
    • Coliform
    • Legionella
    • Salmonella
    • Vibrio
  • Water Type
    • Drinking
    • Industrial
  • Process
    • Culturing
    • Filtration
    • Incubation
    • Sampling
  • Type
    • Consumables / Instruments
    • Kits
    • Reagent
  • Application
    • Food & Beverage
    • Hospital & Clinical
    • Municipal & Environmental Water
    • Pharmaceutical & Cosmetics

  • Region
    • Americas
      • Argentina
      • Brazil
      • Canada
      • Mexico
      • United States
        • California
        • Florida
        • Illinois
        • New York
        • Ohio
        • Pennsylvania
        • Texas
    • Asia-Pacific
      • Australia
      • China
      • India
      • Indonesia
      • Japan
      • Malaysia
      • Philippines
      • Singapore
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Vietnam
    • Europe, Middle East & Africa
      • Denmark
      • Egypt
      • Finland
      • France
      • Germany
      • Israel
      • Italy
      • Netherlands
      • Nigeria
      • Norway
      • Poland
      • Qatar
      • Russia
      • Saudi Arabia
      • South Africa
      • Spain
      • Sweden
      • Switzerland
      • Turkey
      • United Arab Emirates
      • United Kingdom

The report offers valuable insights on the following aspects:

  1. Market Penetration: It presents comprehensive information on the market provided by key players.
  2. Market Development: It delves deep into lucrative emerging markets and analyzes the penetration across mature market segments.
  3. Market Diversification: It provides detailed information on new product launches, untapped geographic regions, recent developments, and investments.
  4. Competitive Assessment & Intelligence: It conducts an exhaustive assessment of market shares, strategies, products, certifications, regulatory approvals, patent landscape, and manufacturing capabilities of the leading players.
  5. Product Development & Innovation: It offers intelligent insights on future technologies, R&D activities, and breakthrough product developments.

The report addresses key questions such as:

  1. What is the market size and forecast of the Microbiological Testing of Water Market?
  2. Which products, segments, applications, and areas should one consider investing in over the forecast period in the Microbiological Testing of Water Market?
  3. What are the technology trends and regulatory frameworks in the Microbiological Testing of Water Market?
  4. What is the market share of the leading vendors in the Microbiological Testing of Water Market?
  5. Which modes and strategic moves are suitable for entering the Microbiological Testing of Water Market?

Table of Contents
  1. Preface
  2. Research Methodology
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Market Overview
  5. Market Insights
  6. Microbiological Testing of Water Market, by Pathogen Type
  7. Microbiological Testing of Water Market, by Water Type
  8. Microbiological Testing of Water Market, by Process
  9. Microbiological Testing of Water Market, by Type
  10. Microbiological Testing of Water Market, by Application
  11. Americas Microbiological Testing of Water Market
  12. Asia-Pacific Microbiological Testing of Water Market
  13. Europe, Middle East & Africa Microbiological Testing of Water Market
  14. Competitive Landscape
  15. Competitive Portfolio
  16. List of Figures [Total: 26]
  17. List of Tables [Total: 472]
  18. List of Companies Mentioned [Total: 30]
The Technological Advancements in Rapid Microbiological Water Testing
June 27, 2023
The Technological Advancements in Rapid Microbiological Water Testing
Water is a basic human need, but the reality is that not all people have access to clean and safe water. 2.2 billion people approx do not have access to safe water. This highlights the importance of ensuring that water is safe and contaminant-free. Waterborne diseases are spread through contaminated water, causing severe health problems. This is where microbiological testing of water comes in to ensure the safety of drinking water and prevent the spread of waterborne diseases. Rapid microbiological water testing has become a reality with technological advancements and innovations.

Traditionally, testing water for microbiological contaminants would take days or weeks to get accurate results, making it difficult for authorities to take appropriate action immediately. Technological advancements have led to rapid microbiological water testing that produces results in hours. Techniques such as PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) and ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay) are now used to test water for bacteria such as E. coli and Salmonella.

The development of nanotechnology has also contributed to rapid microbiological water testing. Nanosensors can now detect contaminants in water, making it possible to detect bacteria or viruses in real time. This technology can be used in various water sources, including drinking water, swimming pools, and industrial wastewater. Not only is it quick and efficient, but it is also cost-effective, making it accessible to many organizations and individuals.

Microbial water testing can also be done onsite with handheld devices such as ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) meters, which detect microbial growth in real-time. This technology measures the presence of ATP, which is found in all living cells. The amount of ATP detected correlates to microbial growth in the water. The results obtained from ATP meters are available within minutes, making them ideal for use when quick and accurate results are required.

The introduction of big data analytics in water testing has also provided a more detailed water quality analysis. By analyzing large amounts of water quality data, it is possible to identify trends and develop models for predicting the presence of contaminants in water sources. This technology helps water testing authorities detect potential waterborne disease outbreaks and take appropriate action before the situation worsens.

The importance of safe and clean water must be emphasized. With the development of rapid microbiological water testing, it is now possible to detect pathogens in water sources within hours, making it easier for authorities to take appropriate action. Technological advancements have also made it possible to conduct onsite testing and analyze large amounts of data, providing a more detailed analysis of water quality. As more technological advancements are made in microbiological water testing, it is important to continue improving the efficiency and accuracy of the technology to ensure safe and clean water for all.

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