Global Plastic Potable Water Pipe

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Plastic potable water pipe comprises all of the systems required to deliver safe drinking water and potable-quality water for other uses, such as fire suppression and radiant flooring. For the purposes of this study, the potable water market is segmented into the following categories:

  • municipal water transmission lines
  • water distribution pipe within buildings
  • service lines
  • pipe used for rural water systems including transmission lines and drop, discharge, and casing pipes for water wells

Resins covered include:

  • polyvinyl chloride
  • polyethylene (e.g., HDPE, PEX)
  • other resins, such as chlorinated PVC, fiberglass, polybutylene, and polypropylene

Historical data for 2009, 2014, and 2019 and forecasts for the years 2024 and 2029 are provided. Data for plastic potable pipe are presented in meters.

Data from the US Census Department were consulted in the preparation of this study and a list of related codes is presented here for informational purposes. However, these codes may not include all products covered in this report or may exclude some products of interest and the data have thus been adjusted accordingly.

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