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Demand, Supply and Welfare Aspects of Pipe-borne Water in Sri Lanka
This book identifies under-pricing as the major problem faced by the Sri Lankan pipe-borne water sector. Recently, the water authority in Sri Lanka restructured its pricing strategy for pipe-borne water with the objectives of reducing water consumption and expanding the network. However, the success of the current pricing structure in achieving these objectives is uncertain. Therefore, to overcome the problems, this study examines the use of cost-reflective alternative pricing strategies for pipe-borne water distribution services. The book evaluates current and alternative pricing strategies for water against the criteria of efficiency and equity while maintaining the financial viability of the national water utility.

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing in association with GSE Research

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Free Content Preliminary material
pp. i-xvii(17)
Author: Dharmaratna, Dinusha

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Introduction
pp. 1-7(7)
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Background and Performances of the NWSDB
pp. 8-33(26)
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Theory of Water Pricing
pp. 34-59(26)
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Price Responsiveness of Residential Water Demand
pp. 60-97(38)
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Price Responsiveness of Industrial and Commercial Water Demand
pp. 98-119(22)
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Marginal Cost Analysis
pp. 120-165(46)
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Price Reforms and Welfare Effects
pp. 166-205(40)
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Conclusions
pp. 206-215(10)
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pp. 216-260(45)
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