Price of Water : Studies in Water Resource Economics and Management


Stephen. Merrett
Nettressurs Engelsk 2007 · Electronic books.

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Utgitt
London : : IWA Publishing, , 2007.
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1 online resource (230 p.)
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2nd ed.
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Description based upon print version of record. . - ""Cover""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""1. Introduction: getting to grips with water""; ""1.1 Instream and outstream""; ""1.2 Reuse and recycling""; ""1.3 Catchment and region""; ""1.4 Four interpretations of demand""; ""1.5 Pricing the resource""; ""1.6 Studies of household water use and the willingness-to-pay for water""; ""1.7 Tearing up water and floating on water-rights?""; ""1.8 Catchment water deficits""; ""1.9 The virtual water controversy""; ""1.10 Final remarks""; ""2. The regional water balance statement: a new tool for water resources planning"" . - ""11. The political economy of water abstraction charges"" . - ""2.1 Introduction""""2.2 The rules of the game""; ""2.3 The supply categories""; ""2.4 Water storage""; ""2.5 The use categories""; ""2.6 The change statement""; ""2.7 The uses of regional statements""; ""2.8 Conclusions""; ""3. Integrated water resources management and the hydrosocial balance""; ""3.1 Introduction""; ""3.2 A new implement for the IWRM toolbox""; ""3.3 The bridge between quantity and quality""; ""3.4 The physical geography and hydrology of Jersey""; ""3.5 Water supply in Jersey""; ""3.6 Water use in Jersey""; ""3.7 Water quality in Jersey""; ""3.8 Conclusions"" . - ""4. Sharing the benefits of the river basin�s water economy""""4.1 Introduction""; ""4.2 Benefits of the water economy""; ""4.3 Basin water productivity""; ""4.4 Sharing the benefits""; ""4.5 Conclusions: negotiating the benefits""; ""5. Farm-level drought management: an irrigation case-study from the UK""; ""5.1 Introduction""; ""5.2 The Anglian Region""; ""5.3 Silver Birches plc""; ""5.4 Drought management: the infrastructural strategy""; ""5.5 Drought management: the informational strategy""; ""5.6 Conclusion""; ""6. The potential role for economic instruments in drought management"" . - ""6.1 Introduction""""6.2 The water economy""; ""6.3 The Anglian Region""; ""6.4 The Region�s water economy""; ""6.5 The Agency�s drought plan""; ""6.6 Anglian water services� drought plan""; ""6.7 Drought plans and the water economy""; ""6.8 Economic instruments""; ""6.9 Conclusions""; ""7. �Virtual water� and Occam�s razor""; ""7.1 Introduction""; ""7.2 A water deficit resolved""; ""7.3 A critique of the virtual water thesis""; ""7.4 Occam�s razor""; ""7.5 Conclusion""; ""8. Virtual water and the Kyoto consensus""; ""8.1 The use of metaphor"" . - ""8.2 Crops, crop water and water deficits""""8.3 The Kyoto consensus""; ""9. The urban market for farmers� water-rights""; ""9.1 Introduction""; ""9.2 The urban actors� demand function""; ""9.3 The farmers� supply function""; ""9.4 The limits to theory""; ""9.5 Conclusions""; ""10. The demand for water: four interpretations""; ""10.1 Introduction""; ""10.2 The use of water""; ""10.3 The consumption of water""; ""10.4 The need for water""; ""10.5 The economic demand for water""; ""10.6 Supply-side leakage and evaporation""; ""10.7 Conclusions""
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