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ITRC Paper No. P 07-001.  Charles M. Burt

Volumetric Irrigation Water Pricing Considerations

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Volumetric water pricing is a popular topic within donor agencies for irrigation project modernization and sustainability.  Implementation of an effective pricing program is quite complex and requires consideration of physical modernization, fee structure, enforcement procedures, and the level of water delivery service.  Variations of volumetric water pricing and allocation are discussed.


Burt, C.M. 2007. Volumetric Irrigation Water Pricing Considerations. Irrigation and Drainage Systems (2007). 21:133-144.

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