TITLE

Think local on water transfer

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Janet
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;11/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 26, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author argues that water transfer is a better solution to water scarcity in Great Britain. She says contracts to provide water between one firm to another have an important role to play in ensuring water supply. She asserts that swapping supplies can be invaluable for the buyer and profitable for the seller. Water transfers will help companies manage their water supply.
ACCESSION #
37205323

 

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