Project Date: 31 December 2007
Project Status: Complete
Research Organisation: ACIL Tasman Pty Ltd
Project Number: 313 - 002
In relation to water conservation, much of the water industry’s focus has been on providing the domestic sector with various incentives to conserve water – including the introduction of a three-tier increasing block tariff.
Initiatives specific to the non-residential sector have been limited to the provision of water audits for major consumers, education programs and programs for looking at the water efficient practices of local councils and open space management through various partnerships.
Given the non-residential sector accounts for some 28 per cent of total consumption in Melbourne, there is prima facie evidence to suggest that an increased focus could be placed towards this sector with more effective water pricing frameworks and structures.
The purpose of this research project is to update, inform and further advance collective knowledge in relation to:
The Project will cover:
Development and quantitative/qualitative analysis of options that may be suitable for water pricing.
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