Managing Urban Water Supply

Managing Urban Water Supply


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402017209
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/30/2003
Series: Water Science and Technology Library , #46
Edition description: 2004
Pages: 277
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Tables. Table of Figures. Preface. Contributors. 1. Introduction; D.E. Agthe, R.B. Billings, N. Buras. 2. Hydrology and Water Supply; N. Buras. 3. Price Rationing; D.E. Agthe, R.B. Billings. 4. Water Supply Economics; B. Dziegielewski. 5. Elasticity of Demand for Water Resource Managers; D.E. Agthe, R.B. Billings. 6. Water Transactions as an Urban Water Supply Strategy; B.G. Colby. 7. Market Structure and Price Regulation; D.E. Agthe. 8. Industrial and Commercial Water Demands; S. Renzetti. 9. Public Drinking Water in the United States; R. Levin. 10. Water System Organization and Financial Decision Making; R.B. Billings. 11. Drinking Water Disinfection in the United States: Balancing Infectious Disease, Cancer and Costs, Market and Nonmarket Failures; R. Levin, M.A.R. Kleiman. 12. Effects of Land Subsidence in the Greater Houston Area; D.L. Galloway, L. Coplin, S. Ingebritsen. 13. Solving Groundwater Overdraft in Arizona Urban Areas; D.E. Agthe, R.B. Billings. 14. Urban Water in Israel; Y. Kislev. 15. The British Experience; K.F. Clarke. 16. Concluding Remarks; D.E. Agthe, R.B. Billings, N. Buras. Index.

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