2009 WWD State of the Industry

Click here to view the 2009 State of the Industry Report in PDF format.

Water & Wastes Digest (WWD) understands the importance of keeping up to date with current industry trends and information.

We are pleased to bring you our third State of the Industry Report, which includes invaluable current information regarding the water and wastewater industry and its trends.

Research for this report was conducted and compiled by ABR Research, Inc., a nationwide independent research company specializing in custom research for clients in the business-to-business publishing and marketing industries.

A total of 8,291 WWD subscribers received an invitation to the survey site. A total of 640 surveys were completed. The project was conducted entirely over the Internet. A margin of error based on the 640 returned surveys is calculated to be no greater than ±3.9 percentage points at a confidence level of 95%.

The 2009 State of the Industry survey provides a current detailed assessment of the water and wastewater industry. Different market dynamics were studied, including professional and business demographics, budget and purchasing involvement and expenditure, industry resources utilized and importance of topics.

Forty-one percent of respondents stated that their primary job function is engineering. An additional 26% have an operations function, followed by government administration or corporate management with 21% of the mentions and technical with 12%.

WWD is committed to keeping our readers informed and up to date with current industry issues. We will continue to research and report on the current state of this industry throughout the year.

For additional information, contact WWD by e-mail at wwdeditor@sgcmail.com.

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