Water Pricing Experiences: An International Perspective

[Water Pricing Experiences: An International Perspective]

This work presents water pricing experiences across 22 countries in various sectors and over time. Country case studies are presented in a structured form allowing easy comparison of results. The information shows that countries have different reasons for charging for water, including cost recovery, redistribution of income, improvement of water allocation and water conservation. Pricing schemes often comprise both fixed and variable components. Fixed prices vary greatly across countries, reflecting countries´ various objectives in charging for water.

Banco Mundial. The World Bank

Language: Inglés

Format: PDF

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