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Principles of Charging for Water and Waste Water Services


  • John W. Sawkins
  • Valerie A. Dickie


This report analyses the principles of charging for water and waste water services in Great Britain, with particular reference to Scotland. The objectives of the report are: (a) to discuss the objectives of charging household and business customers for water and waste water services, highlighting those principles which should underpin charging policy. (b) to review charges in Scotland, England and Wales in the light of these principles. (c) to present water and waste water charging case studies focusing in particular on business customers. (d) to make specific recommendations and outline areas for future research relevant to the interests of customers.

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  • John W. Sawkins & Valerie A. Dickie, 2004. "Principles of Charging for Water and Waste Water Services," Working Papers E02, Department of Economics, School of Management and Languages, Heriot Watt University.
  • Handle: RePEc:hwe:hwecwp:2004-e02

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