US Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services Market Forecast by 2031

US Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services Market Size and Forecast (2021 - 2031), Regional Share, Trend, and Growth Opportunity Analysis Report Coverage: By Cleaning Type (Cable Machines, High Speed Flexible Shafts, High Pressure Water Jetting, Camera Inspection, Pipe Patch, and Others), Pipe Type (Less than 3 Inch, 4–8 Inch, 9–11 Inch, and Above 12 Inch), End User (Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Municipal), and Country

  • Report Code : TIPRE00039083
  • Category : Manufacturing and Construction
  • Status : Published
  • No. of Pages : 74
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The US sewer and drain cleaning services market was valued at US$ 1,505.60 million in 2023 and is projected to reach US$ 2,496.40 million by 2031; the market is expected to register a CAGR of 6.5% during 2023–2031.

Analyst Perspective:

Major stakeholders in the US sewer and drain cleaning services market ecosystem are equipment providers, service providers, and end users. RIDGID Inc, Nilfisk Holding AS, Spartan Tool LLC, Gator Drain Tools, Gorlitz Sewer & Drain Inc, Flowplant Group Ltd, Australian Pump Industries, Duracable Manufacturing Co, Electric Eel Manufacturing Co Inc., and Goodway Technologies Corp. are among the notable equipment manufacturers in the US. The service providers procure drain cleaning equipment such as hand tools, sink machines, sectional machines, rodders, jetters, push rod cameras, location equipment, and flexible shaft machines from equipment manufacturers. These service providers, with the help of marketing, reach end users such as residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal. On average, the service providers charge ~US$ 300–1,000 for the residential end users for hydro jet service, whereas the cost increases to US$ 600–3,300 for the commercial end users. This cost changes according to the type of equipment used or service offerings. For instance, to clean a sewer line with a snake drain, the service provider charges from US$ 150 to 500. One of the notable service providers in the industry is Roto Rooters. The company has covered more than 90% of the total US and 40% of the total locations across Canada. Roto Rooters holds one of the major US sewer and drain cleaning services market share. Apart from Roto Rooters, a few of the other notable service providers in the US sewer and drain cleaning services market are Benjamin Franklin Plumbing; Haller Enterprises; Hirschberg Mechanical; Frank’s Repair Plumbing, Inc.; Tasco Plumbing Corp; BEHLE INC; Wayne’s Drains; Augusta Industrial Services; and Neptune Plumbing.

Market Overview:

The growing urbanization and rapid industrialization in the US drive the development of the plumbing industry. Increasing infrastructure development owing to the rising number of schools, universities, housing apartments, and commercial office construction also boosts the requirement for plumbing services, which is contributing to the growing US sewer and drain cleaning services market size.

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US Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services Market: Strategic Insights

US Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services Market

  • CAGR (2023 - 2031)
    6.5%
  • Market Size 2023
    US$ 1,505.60 Million
  • Market Size 2031
    US$ 2,496.40 Million

Market Dynamics

GROWTH DRIVERS
  • Residential Commercial Industrial and Municipal
  • Increasing Population and Rising Urbanization
  • Increasing Threat from Fatberg Formation
FUTURE TRENDS
  • Growing Technological Advancements in Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services
OPPORTUNITIES
  • Growing Technological Advancements in Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services

Key Players

  • Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc.
  • Drains By James Inc
  • Mr. Rooter
  • Mr. Drain Inc
  • Bob Oates
  • ZOOM DRAIN
  • Top Notch Sewer & Drain Cleaning, Inc.
  • Roto-Rooter Group Inc
  • Haller Enterprises
  • Neptune Plumbing
  • Augusta Industrial Services

Regional Overview

  • US

Market Segmentation

Cleaning Type
  • cable machines
  • high-speed flexible shafts
  • high-pressure water jetting
  • camera inspection
  • pipe patch
  • others
Pipe Type
  • less than 3 inches
  • 4–8 inches
  • 9–12 inches
  • above 12 inches
End User
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Municipal
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Market Driver:

Growing Government Investments in Efficient Sewer and Drain Infrastructure Boost US Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services Market Growth

The adoption of new machinery such as sewage cleaners, drain management machines, and other required equipment is rising with increasing urbanization. The US government has been pushing their investment limits to support their municipal departments with a better drainage system, which also allows them to keep their respective states cleaner. In July 2023, the Gatesville City Council in the US (Texas) announced its approval for the purchase of a trailer-mounted sewer machine worth US$ 87,642.64. Such procurements and initiatives have been pushing the adoption of sewer and drain cleaning services across the US, fueling the US sewer and drain cleaning services market growth.

A poorly maintained sewage infrastructure could negatively impact individuals' quality of health and wellness. Additionally, the lack of competent waste management and drain cleaning services could lead to several infections, diseases, and harmful components affecting the individual and compromising public safety. Thus, the US government and private agencies have educated the masses about the importance of competent management of waste and maintenance of sewer and drain infrastructure across commercial and residential units. The US government has been investing heavily in developing new sewer and drainage infrastructure and the upgradation of old sewage infrastructure. In 2020, the US Secretary of Commerce announced grants worth US$ 1.6 million to the Alabama government to improve stormwater drainage infrastructure. In 2023, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced ~131 grants to improve water management infrastructure; one of the grants was given to the town of Nolensville to develop open channels, closed drainage systems, cross-drain culverts, and bridges. In January 2023, the EPA announced a US$ 500 million loan to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure in New Jersey. In January 2024, The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy announced grants worth US$ 67.1 million for the MI Clean Water Plan to help Michigan communities in advancing its water infrastructure. The main object of the project is to reduce sewage overflows into Lake St. Clair, and proper maintenance of drinking water service lines in several communities. The existing water systems across the US are grappling with the challenges posed by aging pipelines, treatment plants, and distribution networks, which are boosting the demand for sewer and drain cleaning services across the US. Government investments in drainage and wastewater projects have upsurged the usage of sewer and drain systems and the development of new drain networks, contributing to the growing US sewer and drain cleaning services market size.

Segmental Analysis:

The US sewer and drain cleaning services market analysis is carried out on the basis of the following segments: cleaning type, pipe type, and end user. Based on cleaning type, the market is segmented into cable machines, high-speed flexible shafts, high-pressure water jetting, camera inspection, pipe patch, and others. High sanitation standards and strict hygiene rules and regulations in the US boost the market growth. Furthermore, the pipe patch segment is anticipated to hold a significant US sewer and drain cleaning services market share during the forecast period.

Regional Analysis:

The scope of the US sewer and drain cleaning services market report encompasses the US. Growing government funding and initiatives toward the development of drainage systems in the rural part of the country are posing opportunities for sewer and drain cleaning service providers. Additionally, the growing number of water and wastewater treatment plants and increasing sewer infrastructure projects are acting as a major driver for the US sewer and drain cleaning services market. In March 2024, the US Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced a contribution of US$ 16.9 million for water and sewer development projects in rural Michigan. In April 2024, the US government announced US$ 320 million for the development of Tribal Domestic Water Infrastructure. In February 2024, the US government invested US$ 772.6 million across 216 projects in 45 states, Puerto Rico, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Further, US$ 644.2 million is committed to strengthening rural utilities, allowing 158 projects to offer wastewater systems for over ~900,000 individuals. In 2023, Massachusetts secured more than US$ 260 million for upgrading sewer and water infrastructure. The major share of the funding came from the US government’s US$ 1 trillion infrastructure law, authorized in November 2021, along with the American Rescue Plan Act, which assigns nearly US$ 2 trillion in funding for several infrastructure projects across the US. The city of Haverhill secured more than US$ 12.8 million in 2023 for upgrading water and sewer infrastructure. In addition, the city of Lawrence secured US$ 6.8 million for several stormwater and sewer projects.

Key Player Analysis:

Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc.; Drains By James Inc; Mr. Rooter; Mr. Drain Inc; Bob Oates; ZOOM DRAIN; Top Notch Sewer & Drain Cleaning, Inc.; Roto-Rooter Group Inc; Haller Enterprises; Neptune Plumbing; Augusta Industrial Services; and Frank’s Repair Plumbing, Inc. are among the key players profiled in the US sewer and drain cleaning services market report. The report includes growth prospects in light of current US sewer and drain cleaning services market trends and driving factors influencing the market growth.

Recent Developments:

Following are a few recent developments by the US sewer and drain cleaning services market players, as per their press releases:

Year

News

March 2024

A.J. Alberts expanded its plumbing offerings to include drain cleaning. The 35-year-old family-run business began its operations in plumbing, remodeling, and new construction. Over their career, they have built up a following of loyal customers and an extensive showroom for plumbing products and fixtures. Now, AJ Alberts's customers can schedule their stand-out drain cleaning with the same plumber they have come to trust over the years.

February 2024

Seacoast Service Partners (SSP), a platform formed by White Wolf Capital Group (White Wolf) dedicated to providing top-tier plumbing, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), and refrigeration services across the Southeastern United States, announced its acquisition of GMS Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning (GMS), the platform’s fourth acquisition.

April 2024

Orion Group (Orion), a commercial facility services business, announced their partnership with L.A. Hydro-Jet & Rooter Service (L.A. Hydro-Jet). L.A. Hydro-Jet is a leading plumbing business offering drain cleaning, jetting, and sewer repair solutions to commercial facilities throughout Southern California. Orion is building leading national providers by partnering with exceptional family-owned facility services businesses and by providing resources to help fuel their next chapter of growth. L.A. Hydro-Jet joins Orion’s national light mechanical service provider, Helios Service Partners, further expanding the business’ service breadth and geographic reach. Imperial Capital acted as an exclusive advisor to L.A. Hydro-Jet throughout the partnership process.

US Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market size in 2023 US$ 1,505.60 Million
Market Size by 2031 US$ 2,496.40 Million
Global CAGR (2023 - 2031) 6.5%
Historical Data 2021-2022
Forecast period 2024-2031
Segments Covered By Cleaning Type
  • cable machines
  • high-speed flexible shafts
  • high-pressure water jetting
  • camera inspection
  • pipe patch
  • others
By Pipe Type
  • less than 3 inches
  • 4–8 inches
  • 9–12 inches
  • above 12 inches
By End User
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Municipal
Regions and Countries Covered US
  • US
Market leaders and key company profiles
  • Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc.
  • Drains By James Inc
  • Mr. Rooter
  • Mr. Drain Inc
  • Bob Oates
  • ZOOM DRAIN
  • Top Notch Sewer & Drain Cleaning, Inc.
  • Roto-Rooter Group Inc
  • Haller Enterprises
  • Neptune Plumbing
  • Augusta Industrial Services
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    Report Coverage
    Report Coverage

    Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

    Segment Covered
    Segment Covered

    Cleaning Type, Pipe Type, and End User

    Regional Scope
    Regional Scope

    North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

    Country Scope
    Country Scope

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    Frequently Asked Questions


    Who are the major vendors in the US sewer and drain cleaning services market?

    Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc.; Drains By James Inc; Mr. Rooter; Mr. Drain Inc; Bob Oates; ZOOM DRAIN; Top Notch Sewer & Drain Cleaning, Inc.; Roto-Rooter Group Inc; Haller Enterprises; Neptune Plumbing; Augusta Industrial Services; and Frank’s Repair Plumbing, Inc. are the key market players operating in the US sewer and drain cleaning services market.

    What are market opportunities for the US sewer and drain cleaning services market?

    Growing installation of sewage pipelines and wastewater treatment facilities require sewer and drain cleaning activities. Adequate water supply and proper sanitation are a few necessities of the advanced sewer and drainage infrastructure. Developing new infrastructures such as universities, schools, commercial offices, and housing requires a high level of sewer cleaning activities for proper drainage infrastructure. In March 2024, the US Department of Agriculture Rural Development declared US$ 16.9 million for water and sewer development projects in rural Michigan. In April 2024, the US government announced US$ 320 million for the development of Tribal Domestic Water Infrastructure.

    What are reasons behind the US sewer and drain cleaning services market growth?

    The adoption of new machinery such as sewage cleaners, drain management machines, and other required equipment is rising with increasing urbanization. The US government has been pushing their investment limits to support their municipal departments with a better drainage system, which also allows them to keep their respective states cleaner. In July 2023, the Gatesville City Council in the US (Texas) announced its approval for the purchase of a trailer-mounted sewer machine worth US$ 87,642.64. Such procurements and initiatives have been pushing the adoption of sewer and drain cleaning services across the US.

    The List of Companies - US Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services Market

    1. Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc.
    2. Drains By James Inc
    3. Mr. Rooter
    4. Mr. Drain Inc
    5. Bob Oates
    6. ZOOM DRAIN
    7. Top Notch Sewer & Drain Cleaning, Inc.
    8. Roto-Rooter Group Inc
    9. Haller Enterprises
    10. Neptune Plumbing
    11. Augusta Industrial Services
    12. Frank’s Repair Plumbing, Inc.

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