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ITRC Report No. R 06-002

Volumetric Water Pricing

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This document discusses the concept of volumetric pricing for irrigation water, including: 

  1. The justification for paying volumetrically
  2. The challenge of charging volumetrically
  3. Characteristics of volumetric charges and influencing factors
  4. Examples of irrigation projects with volumetric charges
  5. A summary of necessary conditions for volumetric billing



Irrigation Training & Research Center.  2006.  Volumetric Water Pricing.  ITRC, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. ITRC Report No. R 06-002. 37 pp.

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