Can water pricing encourage conservation? Some principles and some problems
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?