Lifting Stations Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Pump Type (Dynamic Pumps, Positive Displacement Pumps), By Component (Housing, Pump, Pressure Sensor, Control System), By Application (Water & Wastewater Management, Storm Water Control, Production & Laboratory System), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Oct 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061615651
  • Pages : 151

The lifting stations market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.01% during the forecast period.

The lifting stations market is predicted to expand steadily during the forecast period. A lift station is a facility designed to transport wastewater from a lower level to a higher level by utilizing pumps. Dynamic pumps and positive displacement pumps are two types of pumps commonly utilized in lifting stations. Favorable investments to improve the wastewater management system, and lack of drinking water availability have increased the wastewater treatment activities thereby driving the expansion of the lifting station market size.

Improving wastewater management systems bolsters the lifting station market growth.

Lifting stations facilitates the transportation of wastewater from lower to higher elevations, ensuring proper drainage and preventing flooding. These systems not only promote environmental sustainability by reducing the risk of contamination but also enable the efficient collection and treatment of wastewater. In 2022, the European Investment Bank made a significant investment of €2.17 billion in the wastewater management sector which improved sanitation facilities for approximately 10.8 million individuals, ensuring healthier living conditions. Additionally, the investment provided better access to safe drinking water for around 25.4 million people and also contributed to minimizing the risk of flooding for 234,000 individuals.

Emerging water scarcity drives the lifting station market expansion.

The rising concerns regarding water scarcity in different regions have highlighted the importance of effective water management. Lifting stations have emerged as critical components in the process of wastewater reuse and recycling, playing a pivotal role in promoting sustainable water management practices. As a result, the lifting stations market demand is witnessing positive growth. According to a report issued by UNESCO in the “UN 2023 Water Conference” approximately 2 billion people worldwide, which accounts for 26% of the global population, still lack access to safe drinking water. Furthermore, an alarming 3.6 billion people, equivalent to 46% of the population, are deprived of safely managed sanitation facilities

Favorable government initiatives drive lifting station market growth.

Government initiatives aimed at the establishment of water treatment and sewage treatment plants play a crucial role in boosting the growth of the lifting stations industry. These initiatives involve the construction and modernization of water and sewage infrastructure, creating a demand for lifting stations to efficiently manage the transportation of water, wastewater, and sludge. For instance, in January 2023, the Government of India initiated a ceremony to inaugurate seven sewage treatment plants (STPs) in Mumbai. These plants collectively can treat 2,464 million liters of sewage per day. This significant undertaking is part of the 'Mumbai Sewage Disposal Project — II,' an initiative led by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to address sewage disposal challenges in the city.

The Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to dominate the lifting station market.

Asia Pacific is expected to account for a significant market share The favorable sustainable water management practices and investments to boost water treatment capacities in the region to address water scarcity concerns have propelled the lifting station market in the Asia-Pacific. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, Australia faced dry conditions throughout most of the country, As of 30 June 2020, the combined water storage across Australia reached 46% of its total capacity, the same as the previous year. The total amount of water consumed in Australia for various purposes amounted to 14,270 gigalitres (GL), reflecting a six% decrease compared to the previous year. Additionally, according to the International Trade Organization, in 2023 China's government established ambitious targets, aiming to achieve a 95% wastewater treatment rate in all county-level cities and a 25% water reuse rate in water-scarce regions.

Technological advancements restrain the lifting station market growth.

The lifting stations industry's growth faces significant challenges due to the rapid advancement of alternative wastewater management technologies. Emerging solutions like decentralized treatment systems and innovative sewer designs offer attractive alternatives that are often more cost-effective, efficient, and environmentally friendly. Decentralized treatment systems, for example, can eliminate the need for extensive pumping infrastructure by treating wastewater at the source. Innovative sewer designs, such as low-pressure systems or gravity-based solutions, reduce the reliance on pumping stations altogether. As a result, stakeholders are increasingly exploring these alternatives, leading to a shift in focus and investment away from traditional lifting stations.

Key Developments

  • August 2022: Wilo, a renowned company in the field of water and wastewater management, completed two significant acquisitions in Germany. The first acquisition involves FSM Frankenberger GmbH & Co KG, located in Pohlheim, and the second acquisition includes WSM Walower Stahl- und Maschinenbau GmbH, situated in Walow. These strategic acquisitions demonstrate Wilo's commitment to expanding its capabilities and enhancing its presence in the wastewater treatment sector
  • January 2022: Industrial Flow Solutions a prominent company in the industrial solutions sector,  had recently acquired Dreno Pompe, a reputable company specializing in the design and manufacturing of electrical submersible pumps specifically for wastewater applications. Through this strategic acquisition, Industrial Flow Solutions aims to strengthen its product portfolio and expand its capabilities in the wastewater industry
  • January 2022: Holland Pump Co had recently completed the acquisition of Pump Service & Supply of Troy (PSS). This strategic move further strengthens Holland Pump Co's market position and expands its reach in providing comprehensive pump solutions
  • January 2022: The management team of Enaqua had recently completed the acquisition of a UV water treatment company. This strategic acquisition reaffirms Enaqua's commitment to providing its customers with the most advanced and cutting-edge technology for their water treatment applications. By integrating the UV water treatment company into its operations, Enaqua strengthens its ability to offer the best available technology to its customers

Company Products

  • LIFTING STATION LIFT C: AZU Water's LIFT C is an efficient wastewater-lifting plant designed to address the needs of various buildings and sites, including houses, offices, and industrial facilities. This innovative solution plays a crucial role in overcoming challenges related to altitude, distance, and maintenance in wastewater management.
  • ABS Piranhamat 100 and 120: Sulzer's Piranhamat 100 and 120 models are innovative and compact fecal pumping units specifically designed for convenient and direct connection to a single toilet. These units are ready-to-use and can be easily plugged in, offering a hassle-free solution for handling fecal waste. The Piranhamat units feature a robust polyethylene tank that ensures a gas- and odor-tight environment, maintaining a hygienic and pleasant atmosphere.

Lifting Stations Market Scope:


Report Metric Details
Growth Rate CAGR of 5.01% from 2021 to 2028
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2023 – 2028
Forecast Unit (Value) USD Billion
Segments Covered Pump Type, Component, Application, and Geography
Regions Covered North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
Companies Covered Sulzer Ltd, Grundfos, AZU WATER Gmbh, Vaughan Company, Wastech Controls & Engineering, Inc., PARKUSA, Schneider Electric
Customization Scope Free report customization with purchase



  • By Pump Type
    • Dynamic Pumps
    • Positive Displacement Pumps
  • By Component
    • Housing
    • Pump
    • Pressure Sensor
    • Control System
  • By Application
    • Water & Wastewater Management
    • Storm Water Control
    • Production & Laboratory System
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • UK
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • India
      • Australia
      • Other

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The global lifting stations market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.01% during the forecast period.
Prominent key market players in the lifting stations market include Sulzer Ltd, Grundfos, AZU WATER Gmbh, Vaughan Company, and Wastech Controls & Engineering, Inc., among others.
The lifting stations market has been segmented by pump type, component, application, and geography.
Improving wastewater management systems bolsters the lifting station market growth.
The Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to dominate the lifting station market.


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline


2.1. Research Data

2.2. Assumptions


3.1. Research Highlights


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Force Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Dynamic Pumps

5.3. Positive Displacement Pumps


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Housing

6.3. Pump

6.4. Pressure Sensors

6.5. Control System


7.1. Introduction

7.2. Water & Wastewater Management

7.3. Storm Water Control

7.4. Production & Laboratory System


8.1. Introduction

8.2. North America

8.2.1. USA

8.2.2. Canada

8.2.3. Mexico

8.3. South America

8.3.1.  Brazil

8.3.2. Argentina

8.3.3. Others

8.4. Europe

8.4.1. Germany

8.4.2. UK

8.4.3. France

8.4.4. Spain

8.4.5. Others

8.5. Middle East and Africa

8.5.1. Saudi Arabia

8.5.2. UAE

8.5.3. Others

8.6. Asia Pacific

8.6.1. China

8.6.2. Japan

8.6.3. South Korea

8.6.4. India

8.6.5. Australia

8.6.6. Others


9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

9.2. Market Share Analysis

9.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations


10.1. Sulzer Ltd

10.2. Grundfos

10.3. AZU WATER Gmbh

10.4. Vaughan Company

10.5. Wastech Controls & Engineering, Inc.


10.7. Schneider Electric

Sulzer Ltd



Vaughan Company

Wastech Controls & Engineering, Inc.


Schneider Electric