Can water pricing encourage conservation? Some principles and some problems
California Agriculture 31(5):11-12.
Published May 01, 1977
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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?