Diminishing water supply, aging infrastructure will impact state economy
- Ratepayer Dollars Flushed Down the Drain. Lutar, Lani // La Prensa San Diego;8/5/2011, Vol. 35 Issue 31, p6
The article reports on the possible increase of water rates in San Diego County, California due to various factors including population growth, weather, and price of imported water supplies.
- Fringe benefits. Ward, Colin // New Statesman & Society;1/15/93, Vol. 6 Issue 235, p28
Considers how the author is put to shame by the way Britons forget the history of water supply. Victorian sanitary reformers; Statutory water undertakers; Cheap water rates; First cut-off of domestic water supply in 1991-92; Current belief in a free market in domestic water; Bill Luckin's...
- MB: Consumers to bear cost of Langat 2 water plant. Lakshana, Meena // Malay Mail;5/31/2012, p5
The article reports on the claim by Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim that consumers could bear an over 100% increase in water tariff rates due to the construction, operation and management of the Langat 2 water treatment facility in Shah Alam, Malaysia.
- Now here's a hot tip: Buy good ole H20. // Newsweek;10/31/1988, Vol. 112 Issue 18, p58
Report that speculators are sinking millions into water rights, especially in the Southwest with its shrinking water table and expanding cities. Many are betting the demand for water can only grow, despite complexities and risks. Costs; Demand.
- Southwest water shortage concerns water officials, young farmers. Hawkes, Logan // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;9/ 3/2013, p2
The article reports on the announcement issued by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) that there will be a historically low reduction in the amount of water to be released from Lake Powell in 2014, which has alarmed water officials across the Southwest and in California.
- Water! The next big problem for businesses. McCord, Michael // New Hampshire Business Review;04/24/98, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p1
Discusses the implications of a possible water shortage for businesses in New Hampshire. Warning signs that some of the state's water supply is in danger of running short in the future; State's capacity to sustain the amount of residential and industrial development; Allocation policies and...
- Statewide Water Vision Tour planned. // High Plains Journal;6/23/2014, Vol. 132 Issue 25, p12B
The article offers information on the statewide Water Vision tour planned by the Water Vision Team from July 7-11, 2014 to gather insights on water issues in Kansas.
- Issues in Water Resource Economics: Discussion. Miranowski, John A. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Dec85, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p1244
Comments on an article on water resource economics. Common themes that emerge; Issues on water allocation; Technical dimensions of groundwater quality.
- Water where we want it, when we want it. Pearce, Fred // New Scientist;8/28/2010, Vol. 207 Issue 2775, p3
No abstract available.