An Application of Price-Coordination Methods in Water Resources Systems

Guariso G, Maidment D, Rinaldi S, & Soncini-Sessa R (1982). An Application of Price-Coordination Methods in Water Resources Systems. In: Water Resources and Land-Use Planning: A Systems Approach. Eds. Laconte, P. & Haime, Y.Y., pp. 373-392 Netherlands: Springer. ISBN 978-94-009-7648-1 DOI:10.1007/978-94-009-7648-1_22.

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Abstract

A scheme is proposed for the price coordination of water supplies and demands in a region. “The objective is to maximize the total regional net “benefit from water use and it is achieved when the marginal benefit at each demand point is equal to the marginal cost of delivering water to that point. The class of problems to which the scheme can be applied is determined from the graph of the network connecting supplies and demands. An example is presented in which the scheme is applied to analyze possible interbasin water transfers in the Northwest Water Plan in Mexico.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Programs: Water (WAT)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2016 15:16
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2016 15:22
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/13952

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