Valuing Regional Water Supply Planning and Conservation Alternatives
Sustainable Water Pricing
Situated along the shore of Lake Michigan, the Chicago region has benefitted for centuries from an abundance of fresh water. However, as the system ages and the population grows, so do concerns that demand for water will surpass the region’s supply. Managing water supplies sustainably starts with getting the price right.
The Full-Cost Water Pricing Guidebookoffers local decision makers basic “how tos” for implementing rates that encourage wise use of the water resource as well as address the need for investment in aging infrastructure.
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