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Guide to the economic regulation of the water industry

Helen Stout

Guide to the economic regulation of the water industry

by Helen Stout

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Published by OXERA Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- England.,
  • Water-supply -- Wales.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHelen Stout.
    ContributionsOxford Economic Research Associates.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15210175M
    ISBN 101873482302

    Water-related efforts in the developing world are often balkanized and not sufficiently integrated to ensure sustainable water services. There can be different strategies to ensure access to safe water depending on the country and its social needs. The different strategies may have impacts on reaching the Millennium Development Goal of reducing by half the proportion of the population that. Roughly million tons of plastic are produced in the bottling of 89 billion liters of water each year. The energy required to bring bottled water to market — converting the PET plastic into bottles, bottling the water, transporting and refrigerating the bottled water — means the amount of oil required equals 25% of the bottle's volume.

      Water is vital to many national industries besides agriculture, serving as a critical input to a range of sectors in the economy, including energy, information technology, and even retail. The water crisis is as much an economic issue as it is an environmental one, .   Six former Environmental Protection Agency chiefs are calling for an agency reset after President Donald Trump’s regulation-chopping, industry-minded first term, backing a detailed plan by.

      In their “Economic Analysis of the EPA-Army Clean Water Rule,” the U.S. EPA and Army have estimated that the annual costs occurring from the new CWR legislation will range from $ million to $ million, while the benefits will fall between $ million to . After agriculture, the two major users of water for development are industry and energy (20% of total water withdrawals), which are transforming the patterns of water use in emerging market economies. Water and energy share the same drivers: demographic, economic, social and technological processes.


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