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Evaluation of Peak Pricing on Single-Family Residential Water Consumption in Seattle

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Title Evaluation of Peak Pricing on Single-Family Residential Water Consumption in Seattle
Creator Hsu, David
Subject water utilities water supply water policy water management water conservation water use decision making consumer demand demand elasticities consumer attitudes consumer behavior consumer economics water consumer surveys data analysis
Description Public water utilities have increasingly turned to increasing block rate price structures to reduce water consumption and signal the high environmental costs of water supply. Hsu evaluates the impact of a new and substantially higher price block added to the existing block rate price structure in Seattle (often referred to as a 'shock rate') which only affected those who consume very high quantities of water. The public water utility in Seattle added such a rate to its existing price...
Publisher University of Washington Water Center
Date 2011-05-31T20:24:31Z 2011-05-31T20:24:31Z 2009-02-18
Type Presentation Recording, oral
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1773/16553
Language en_US
Relation 2009 Annual Review of Research;Hsu

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