Water Shortages Wouldn't Exist if the Price Were Right
water shortages, water prices, agricultural economics
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.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Moeller, Deborah and Gardner, B. Delworth, "Water Shortages Wouldn't Exist if the Price Were Right" (2001). Faculty Publications. 3132.
To The Point
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