Water pricing to achieve conservation in scarce water resources is a major policy challenge. This book provides credible evidence from water pricing experiences in various countries around the world. The book chapters, written by experts in water pricing from various countries, documents the past 10 to 15 years of water pricing experiences in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa and Spain. The book includes also several chapters that review innovations in water pricing in various countries, such as new reform mechanisms, achieving social objectives via water pricing, achieving revenue recovery, water use efficiency and customer equity, and charging the poor.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 471
Weight: 9596 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 27 mm
Edition: 2015 ed.
"This edited volume by Dinar, Pochat, and Albiac-Murillo provides the student of water policy with a wealth of information and data. ... The book is a timely document. ... is probably the best fit for the interested reader who is looking for the specific water policies in a particular country." (Peter Debaere, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. LIII, December, 2015)
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