The Effect of Price and Non-Price Conservation Programs on Residential Water Demand

The study examines effectiveness of price- and non-price residential water demand management programs. Household-level water use data for Alachua County, Florida, were analyzed using three methods: IV, 2SLS, and 3SLS. Residential water demand is examined separately for households with combined water meters, as well as separate indoor and outdoor irrigation water meters. Preliminary results show that the price-base program (i.e., inclining block rate pricing) and non-price programs (i.e., residential irrigation restrictions with an enforcement component) have a significant effect on monthly household water use.


Issue Date:
2014-07
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/170687
Total Pages:
33




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