by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, France .
Written in English
|Series||OECD working papers -- vol. 7, no. 37, OECD working papers -- v. 7, no. 37.|
|Contributions||Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environment Directorate., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environment Policy Committee., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Working Party on Economic and Environmental Policy Integration.|
|LC Classifications||TD360 .H47 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||75 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||75|
|LC Control Number||00295464|
The objectives of this report are two-fold: to update inventory information about existing water price levels and structures in households in as many OECD countries as possible; and to generate comparative interpretations of that data. The Price of Water - Trends In OECD Countries - OECD. The price of water is a key determinant of both the economic efficiency and the environmental effectiveness of water services. This book reviews current practices and recent trends in water pricing practises for the household, agriculture, and in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Based on an extensive survey on water governance, the book provides a comprehensive institutional mapping of roles and responsibilities in water policymaking at national and subnational levels in seventeen OECD countries. It concludes with preliminary multilevel governance guidelines for integrated water . Water pricing in OECD countries: state of play This chapter provides a set of robust and comparable data on water prices in selected OECD countries. It covers abstraction charges, pollution charges, pricing water supply and sanitation for households and industrial users (including connection charges).
The Price of Water: Trends in OECD Countries provides the latest country-specific information on water pricing practices and trends in OECD countries. It focuses especially on the important water-using sectors of agriculture, industry, and households. It also addresses several “non-sectoral” pricing topics, such as water subsidies,File Size: 32KB. Households and industry in many OECD countries increasingly pay the true cost of the water they consume. Pricing Water Resources and Water and Sanitation Services shows this is done through tariffs – user prices – which better reflect the actual consumption and treatment costs, including water abstraction and supply as well as treatment of wastewater to avoid pollution. Pricing outside the OECD. Recent OECD work has also examined water pricing policies in the countries of eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA), and in China. Unlike most OECD countries, many of these countries face serious financial deficits in the water sector. This results in underfunding of necessary maintenance and expansion of water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. Social issues in the provision and pricing of water services FOREWORD This book explores the links between social issues and the provision of water supply and sanitation services in OECD countries. The main focus of the report is the affordability of water services, as well as the social measures currently inFile Size: 26KB.
Overview About the author. Water Governance in OECD Countries: A Multilevel Approach addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy implementation and identifies good practices for coordinating water policy across ministries, between levels of government, and across local actors at subnational level. Based on a methodological framework, it assesses the main “coordination gaps. Household water pricing in OECD countries Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Environment Directorate, Environment Policy Committee, Working Party on Economic and Environmental Policy Integration. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of household consumption patterns in five key areas: food, tourism-related travel, energy, water and waste generation. It brings together the various elements of household consumption that are necessary to better understand consumption trends and to identify the best policy options towards sustainable. Based on an extensive survey on water governance the report provides a comprehensive institutional mapping of roles and responsibilities in water policy-making at national/subnational level in 17 OECD countries. It concludes on preliminary multilevel governance guidelines for integrated water .