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File Type: pdf
File Size: 3.00 MB

Media Type:

Fact Sheet | Brochure | Poster | Extension Report | Research Summary

Publication Number:

IISG-17-012

Pages:

8

Description:

What is the right price for water? It depends on whom you ask. Every community has unique needs and must decide what it wants to achieve with water rates—revenue recovery, revenue stability, affordability, economic development, encouraging efficient use of water, to name a few. This factsheet discusses rate design to encourage efficient water use, in other words, conservation pricing.

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Creators

Illinois Section of the American Water Works Association, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, Margaret Schneemann, Purdue Extension, University of Illinois Extension

Year

2017

Focus Areas

Resilient Communities and Economies

Topics

Water Supply