Title

Water Shortages Wouldn't Exist if the Price Were Right

Keywords

water shortages, water prices, agricultural economics

Abstract

On April 22, the Deseret News reported that Salt Lake residents will be asked to voluntarily curtail lawn-watering through the late spring and summer, while mandatory restrictions will be placed on many water users from North Salt Lake to North Ogden. Water managers insist there is no present “crisis,” although Salt Lake City officials were told that the capital city will receive only 60 percent of its allocation from Deer Creek Reservoir, the city’s single biggest source of water-an unprecedented reduction.

Original Publication Citation

Water Shortages Wouldn’t Exist if the Price Were Right, (with Deborah Moeller) To The Point, Sutherland Institute, May 24, 2001.

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2001-05-24

Publisher

To The Point

Language

English

College

Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Department

Economics

University Standing at Time of Publication

Full Professor

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