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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Wastewater Treatment & Disposal
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Wastewater Treatment & Disposal?

What is the average price of Wastewater Treatment & Disposal?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Wastewater Treatment & Disposal. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Wastewater Treatment & Disposal been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Wastewater Treatment & Disposal yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Wastewater Treatment & Disposal?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Wastewater Treatment & Disposal with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

In 2020, the market for wastewater treatment and disposal contains an estimated 400 suppliers, with the top four providers accounting for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. As a result, the market is considered to have a low level of market share concentration. Concentration has been low during the... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?


How do you allocate your time and resources during times of high demand?

What is typically the biggest threat leading to failure to complete the service?

What does your company do to mitigate any risk of failing to provide wastewater treatment and disposal services in a timely manner?

Has your company received any major complaints in the past, and how did you deal with them?

Price Structure

How often do your prices fluctuate due to volatility in the price of your major input costs?

During times of rising operating costs, do you place limits on price growth for your services?

How have your prices evolved over the past three years? What were the primary contributing factors to these changes?

Are there any changes planned for your company and facilities in the near future that will affect service prices?

Treatment Facilities

How many customers does your facility provide services to?

How would you say your facility compares with other competitors' facilities?

Have you ever maxed out the capabilities of your facility such that it led to delayed or incomplete service? How did you handle it?

What volume of wastewater can your facility treat per day?

Amidst widespread health concerns, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees? Have any quarantine and social distancing policies impacted your ability to provide services?

Are you experiencing fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak? What measures are you taking to handle increased/reduced demand?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should specify their total budget for the project.

Buyers should suggest the best method of billing.

Buyers should establish the price to be paid for additional work including overtime.

Buyers should have a plan in place for selecting a supplier in the event of a tie bid.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should explicitly state the amount for the award.

Buyers should describe the expected pricing model to be used (e.g. time and materials).

Buyers should explain the schedule with which payments will be made.

Buyers should look for suppliers with flexible schedules.

Buyers should look for suppliers with clearly defined pricing instructions.

Project Schedule

Buyers need to include a proposal duration suggesting when vendors are required to submit their project bids.

Buyers need to include the date when the award will be announced.

Buyers should include any benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers will need to be aware of.

Buyers should include the duration of the service contract.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

In the three years to 2020, supply chain risk associated with wastewater treatment and disposal services has been moderate. Many wastewater treatment methods require a number of chemicals to clean the water based on standards set by the EPA. Thus, a shortage in the supply or sudden change in the... Subscribe to learn more.