Forecasting Industrial Water Use

Whittington D (1978). Forecasting Industrial Water Use. IIASA Research Memorandum. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: RM-78-071

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Abstract

This paper provides an introduction to the theory and analytical methods of forecasting industrial water use. Two basic approaches to the problem are presented--forecasting with and without the use of demand functions for water. Section 2 discusses the widely used water use coefficient method and regression techniques for forecasting water use. Section 3 reviews the statistical and economic-engineering models for deriving industrial water demand functions. Section 4 illustrates how water demand functions can be utilized in forecasting exercises and discusses the difficulties of forecasting industrial water use.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Research Memorandum)
Research Programs: Resources and Environment Area (REN)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:45
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2016 14:50
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/926

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