Demand for Piped and Non-piped Water Supply Services: Evidence from Southwest Sri Lanka

@article{Nauges2009DemandFP,
  title={Demand for Piped and Non-piped Water Supply Services: Evidence from Southwest Sri Lanka},
  author={C{\'e}line Nauges and Caroline van den Berg},
  journal={Environmental and Resource Economics},
  year={2009},
  volume={42},
  pages={535-549}
}
In many countries water supply is a service that is seriously underpriced, especially for residential consumers. This has led to a call for setting cost recovery policies to ensure that the tariffs charged for water supply cover the full cost of service provision. Identification of factors driving piped and non-piped water demand is a necessary prerequisite for predicting how consumers will react to such price increases. Using cross-sectional data of 1,800 households from Southwest Sri Lanka… CONTINUE READING

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