May 06, 2011 09:08 ET

Membrane Bioreactor Market to Grow 13.2% Through 2015

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - May 6, 2011) - has announced the addition of BCC Research's new report "Membrane Bioreactors: Global Markets," to their collection of Environment market reports. For more information, visit

Valued at an estimated $337 million in 2010, the global MBR market is rising at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.2% and is expected to reach $627 million by 2015. The MBR market is growing faster than both the larger market for wastewater treatment equipment and the market for other membrane systems treating wastewater.

MBRs used for treating municipal and domestic sewage hold the largest market value and largest treatment capacity. Valued at $216 million in 2010, this application will remain the largest market for MBRs, increasing by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.2% to $439 million in 2015.

Landfill leachate treatment is valued at $18 million and is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.9% during the forecast period, reaching $24 million in 2015. Until recently, this application has been slow find widespread use outside of Western Europe.

This comprehensive market research report evaluates the global market for membrane bioreactors (MBRs) used for wastewater treatment. Existing and potential markets for MBRs on the global stage are identified. The goals are to provide meaningful information, unbiased analysis, and an assessment of the roles that MBR systems can play now and in the future of wastewater treatment technology. Twenty-eight countries' water needs are evaluated in four global regions.

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