2. A Model of the Water Business

  1. Neil S. Grigg

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267035.ch2

Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities

Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities

How to Cite

Grigg, N. S. (2011) A Model of the Water Business, in Water Finance: Public Responsibilities and Private Opportunities, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267035.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470767559

Online ISBN: 9781118267035

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Keywords:

  • water business;
  • suppliers;
  • public-sector activity;
  • water taps;
  • economic accounting systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Diverse and Multiscale Industry

  • A Longitudinal View of the Industry Via the Hydrologic Cycle

  • Accounting for Water Use and Flow

  • Structure of the Water Industry

  • Large- and Small-Scale Operations

  • Water-Industry Infrastructure

  • Water Handlers—The Producers of the Water Industry

  • Customers of the Water Business

  • Coordinators, Regulators, and Suppliers

  • Risk in the Water Industry

  • Water-Industry Summary