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Can water pricing encourage conservation? Some principles and some problems

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J. Herbert Snyder, University of California
Richard G. Rohde, University of California
Charles V. Moore, University of California
Gerald L. Horner, University of California
Richard E. Howitt, University of California

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California Agriculture 31(5):11-12.

Published May 01, 1977

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Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Development or conservation? Build new dams and canals or eliminate inefficient and wasteful uses? New water development has not been eliminated as a possible future alternative. For the moment, however, conservation of existing supply and increased efficiency of use seem to dominate decision-making processes. A major problem to be resolved thus becomes: How do we get people to stop wasting water and use it more efficiently?

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Can water pricing encourage conservation? Some principles and some problems

J. Herbert Snyder, Richard G. Rohde, Charles V. Moore, Gerald L. Horner, Richard E. Howitt
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Can water pricing encourage conservation? Some principles and some problems

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Authors

J. Herbert Snyder, University of California
Richard G. Rohde, University of California
Charles V. Moore, University of California
Gerald L. Horner, University of California
Richard E. Howitt, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 31(5):11-12.

Published May 01, 1977

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Development or conservation? Build new dams and canals or eliminate inefficient and wasteful uses? New water development has not been eliminated as a possible future alternative. For the moment, however, conservation of existing supply and increased efficiency of use seem to dominate decision-making processes. A major problem to be resolved thus becomes: How do we get people to stop wasting water and use it more efficiently?

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