publication . Article . 2013

Energy-Cost Optimisation in Water-Supply System

Farrukh Mahmood; Haider Ali;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Dec 2013 Journal: The Pakistan Development Review, volume 52, issue 4, pages 437-446
Abstract
<jats:p>Water, being the basic requirement of life, is important to all living organism, human health and food production. A positive correlation between economic growth and rate of water utilisation has also been observed in a growth model with water as a productive input for private producers [Barbier (2004)]. In addition, high per-capita consumption (PCC) of water is regarded as an indicator of the level of economic development where per-capita water consumption is defined as the average of water consumed by a person in a day. The declining availability of water supply, mainly due to global climate change, is one of the important issues faced by many developi...
Subjects
free text keywords: Water Supply, Energy, Cost Efficiency, Economies of Scale, jel:Q25, jel:Q41, jel:D24, Energy policy, Environmental economics, Water pumping, Water resource management, Economies of scale, Efficient energy use, Economics, Cost efficiency, Energy conservation, Water supply, business.industry, business, Average fixed cost

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