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Market Structure and Price Regulation

  • Donald E. Agthe
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Part of the Water Science and Technology Library book series (WSTL, volume 46)

Abstract

Since most urban water is sold in a monopoly or single seller market, it is not usually thought of as a candidate for market analysis. This is also true of water sources that are frequently allocated on the basis of inter-government agreement and/or water compact. For example, the Colorado River Compact allocates water between the upper and lower basin states and in the lower basin among the states of Nevada, Arizona, and California. Bonnie Colby discusses markets involving water sources in Chapter 6. This chapter emphasizes consumer markets.

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Marginal Cost Average Cost Urban Water Water Utility Average Total Cost 
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