Economic Implications of Conventional Water Treatment Versus Desalination: A Dual Case Study
AbstractMost municipalities use conventional treatment to produce potable water. Historically, desalination has not been economically feasible, but technological advancements warrant a new analysis. This study analyzes the costs of two Texas municipal facilities producing water using the above technologies based on Capital Budgeting-NPV analysis combined with annuity equivalents.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas with number 6729.
Date of creation: 2008
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Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies; Resource /Energy Economics and Policy;
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- NEP-ALL-2008-12-14 (All new papers)
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