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Title Water pricing experiences and innovations / Ariel Dinar, Víctor Pochat, José Albiac-Murillo, editors.

Published Cham : Springer, [2015]

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Physical description 1 online resource (406 pages) : illustrations.
Series Global issues in water policy, 2211-0658 ; volume 9
Global issues in water policy ; volume 9.
Springer English/International eBooks 2015 - Full Set
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Author Bios; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Description of Chapters in Part I: Water Pricing Experiences; 1.3 Description of Chapters in Part II: Innovations in Water Pricing; 1.4 Conclusion; References; Part I: Water Pricing Experiences in Selected Countries; Chapter 2: Water Pricing in Australia: Unbundled Politics, Accounting, and Water Pricing; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 A National Synopsis; 2.3 Pricing Reform by Jurisdiction; 2.3.1 New South Wales; 2.3.1.1 Urban Water Pricing; 2.3.1.2 Rural Water Pricing; 2.3.1.3 Environmental Water Pricing
2.3.2 Victoria2.3.2.1 Urban Water Pricing; 2.3.2.2 Rural Water Prices; 2.3.2.3 Environmental Water Pricing; 2.3.3 Queensland; 2.3.3.1 Urban Water Pricing; 2.3.3.2 Rural Water Pricing; 2.3.3.3 Environmental Water Pricing; 2.3.4 Western Australia; 2.3.4.1 Urban Water Pricing; 2.3.4.2 Rural Water Pricing; 2.3.4.3 Environmental Water Pricing; 2.3.5 South Australia; 2.3.5.1 Urban Water Pricing; 2.3.5.2 Rural Water Pricing; 2.3.5.3 Environmental Water Pricing; 2.3.6 Tasmania; 2.3.6.1 Urban Water Pricing; 2.3.6.2 Rural Water Pricing; 2.3.6.3 Environmental Water Pricing
2.3.7 Australian Capital Territory2.3.7.1 Urban Water Pricing; 2.3.7.2 Environmental Water Pricing; 2.3.8 Northern Territory; 2.3.8.1 Urban Water Pricing; 2.3.8.2 Rural Water Pricing; 2.3.8.3 Environmental Water Pricing; 2.4 Summary and Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 3: Water Pricing in Brazil: Successes, Failures, and New Approaches; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Water Demand; 3.2.1 Water Demand for Irrigation Use; 3.2.2 Water Demand for (Human) Urban Use; 3.2.3 Water Demand for Industrial Use; 3.2.4 Price Elasticities; 3.3 The Legal Foundations of Water Charging
3.4 Water-Charging Experiences in Brazil3.4.1 Charging for Water Use in the River Basin System; 3.5 Main Basins at a Glance; 3.5.1 Paraíba do Sul River Basin; 3.5.2 Piracicaba, Capivari, and Jundiaí Rivers Basin; 3.5.3 São Francisco River Basin; 3.5.4 Doce River Basin; 3.5.5 Verde Grande River Basin; 3.6 Current Debates and Future Directions; 3.6.1 Legal and Political Issues; 3.7 Conclusions; References; Chapter 4: Water Pricing in Canada: Recent Developments; 4.1 Past Pricing Systems; 4.1.1 Water Resources, Population, and Issues in Water Supply
4.1.2 Past Experiences with Irrigation Water Pricing4.1.3 Past Experiences with Residential Water Pricing; 4.1.4 Past Experiences with Industrial Water Pricing; 4.1.5 Past Experiences with Pricing of Environmental Services; 4.2 Present Water Pricing Practices; 4.2.1 Present Experiences with Irrigation Water Pricing; 4.2.2 Present Experiences with Residential Water Pricing; 4.2.3 Present Experiences with Industrial Water Pricing; 4.2.4 Present Pricing Experiences of Environmental Services; 4.3 Current Debates and Future Directions; 4.3.1 Cross-Cutting Issues and Challenges
Summary 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 ref.
Other author Dinar, Ariel, 1947- editor.
Pochat, Víctor, editor.
Albiac-Murillo, José, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Water utilities -- Rates -- Methodology.
Water-supply -- Government policy.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319164656
3319164651
3319164643
9783319164649
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-16465-6