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Pricing, Not Policing, Will Limit Water Use in Greensboro

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Andrew C. Brod, Director, Center for Business & Economic Research (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Years ago the News & Record ran a brief wire story about “the thirstiest town in Kansas.” The small town of Rolla used over four times more water per person than the state average. The story didn’t explain the cause of Rolla’s “thirst,” but it noted that like many small towns, Rolla had no water meters. Residents paid only a monthly fee.

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Brod, Andrew (2007). Pricing, Not Policing, Will Limit Water Use in Greensboro. Greensboro News & Record, September 23, 2007
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
Water, Water conservation, Water rate, Price structure