America's Water and Wastewater Crisis: The Role of Private Enterprise

America's Water and Wastewater Crisis: The Role of Private Enterprise

by Lewis D. Solomon

Paperback(Reprint)

$48.95
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Monday, March 25

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412849500
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 10/15/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Lewis D. Solomon is Van Vleck Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School. A prolific author on legal, business, public policy, and religious topics, he has written widely in areas of social and scientific policy that deal with legal issues.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 1

Part I. Historical Overview
2. The Development, Ownership, Federal Funding
and Regulation of Water and Wastewater Systems
in the United States: A Historical Overview

Part II. Water Scarcity
3. Water Scarcity in the United States, Climate
Change, and Public Sector Conservation Efforts
4. Technology Commercialization by the Private
Sector Increases Water Supplies and Facilitates
Conservation

Part III. Infrastructure Privatization, Comparative
Background, and Privatization Incentives
5. Modes of Privatization, Comparative Background,
and Privatization Incentives
6. Privatization of Water Supply and Wastewater
Treatment Infrastructure: A Conceptual Analysis
7. Privatization in Practice: Evidence from
Empirical Studies
America's Water and Wastewater Crisis
8. Privatization in Practice: Evidence from
Two Case Studies
9. Conclusion: The Role of Private Enterprise in
Meeting America's Water Supply and
Wastewater Treatment Crisis
Index

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews