Skip to content

Vancouver Water Use Declines, Imagine What Is Possible With Substantial Market Incentives

September 13, 2016

Here’s the impressive point: “In 1985, there were about 1.3 million people living in the region, using about 1.9 billion litres of water a day. In 2015, after the population had risen to 2.4 million, overall water consumption was down to less than a billion litres a day.” This is postponing hundreds of millions of dollars in new infrastructure costs for ~40 years. And much more could be done in Vancouver – and more critically in drier areas (California, anyone?) with pricing that aligns with full costs.

From → News

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: