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Pricing California’s Water During the Drought: Can Rate Structures Provide an Incentive for Conservation?

Pricing California’s Water During the Drought: Can Rate Structures Provide an Incentive for Conservation?

February 20, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

By Jeff Hughes, Shadi Eskaf & Liz Harvell The relationship between water pricing and water use is more nuanced than basic economic theory on supply and demand suggests. That’s what the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (EFC) found in a recent study on waterRead More

California plan seeks to make water conservation a ‘way of life’

California plan seeks to make water conservation a ‘way of life’

December 5, 2016 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

Working to make water conservation a top priority, California state agencies recently released a draft plan for achieving long-term efficient water use and meeting drought preparedness goals that reflect the state’s diverse climate, landscape and demographic conditions. “Californians rose to the challenge during this historic drought and recognized that conservationRead More

EPA Recognizes 2016 WaterSense Partners of the Year

EPA Recognizes 2016 WaterSense Partners of the Year

October 10, 2016 at 11:26 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is honoring 20 businesses, municipalities, utilities and organizations for their commitment to protecting the environment through water efficiency. This year, EPA is marking the tenth anniversary of its WaterSense program, which EPA says has helped Americans save more than 1.5 trillion gallons of water andRead More