Over 1000 water industry professionals have identified improving operational efficiency as the top issue for the sector, reflecting growing concern about the need to control costs for the benefit of consumers and demonstrate value for money within the sector.
The Australian Water Association and Deloitte released the 2014 State of the Water Sector Report. The report reveals the top three issues for the industry are:
· Operational efficiency (according to 46% of respondents – up from 35% in 2013)
· Maintaining and augmenting infrastructure (according to 45% of respondents)
· Water security and supply (according to 41% of respondents)