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Standard price: £85.00
Water Consumption, Tariffs and Regulation aims to provide a statistical overview about water abstraction, consumption, tariffs and data on sewage and wastewater treatment at an international level. It is mainly based on the statistical information provided by IWA Specialist Group on Statistics and Economics.
The book is structured in three main parts. Part I presents tables and figures relative to water consumption and sanitation status and focuses on water abstraction, water delivered, water consumption and the evolution of sewer connection and wastewater treatment.
Part II focuses on the analysis of water tariffs by investigating the structure of water tariffs by analysing the importance of the variable and fixed charge. It presents drinking water tariffs and illustrates the relationship between tariffs and GDP and also the size of the cities. Finally charges in wastewater are dealt with country by country.
Part III analyses the main aspects relative to water regulation and describes the importance of private operators in the management of the water cycle. Information relative to the principles used to fix drinking water prices is presented with an assessment of access to public water services.
Table of contents
Part I: Water consumption and sanitation status; Water abstraction, Water delivered, Water consumption, Wastewater connection.
Part II: Water tariffs; The importance of fixed and variable charge, Charges in drinking water, Charges in drinking water per continent, Charges in wastewater.
Part III: Water regulation; The importance of private operators in water cycle management, Principles used for fixing drinking water prices, Access to public water services.
Please note that this title has been delayed until March 2016.
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