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The Cost of Alternative Water Supply and Efficiency Options in California

Heather Cooley and Rapichan Phurisamban

The Cost of Alternative Water Supply and Efficiency Options in California is the first comprehensive analysis to examine the cost of various strategies throughout the state to augment local water supplies and reduce water demand in urban areas. The study uses methods developed in the field of energy economics to determine the “levelized” costs of each supply and demand management option.