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Author Grigg, Neil S.

Title Water finance : public responsibilities and private opportunities / Neil S. Grigg
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 366 pages) : illustrations
Series Wiley finance series
Wiley finance series.
Contents Water for people and the environment -- A model of the water business -- Dams and reservoirs for multiple purposes -- The water-supply utility business -- Stormwater and flood control -- Industrial water and the water-energy nexus -- Water for food production -- Instrcam flows : competing for water in the cammons -- Drivers of change in the water industry -- Government and politics in the water business -- Financing the water industry -- Public health as a water-industry driver -- Law and regulation in the water industry -- Water-industry workforce : crisis and opportunity -- Private-sector operations in the water industry -- Constructing water-industry infrastructures -- Services to support the water industry -- Equipment for the water industry -- Commodity water : transfers, exchanges, and water banks -- Bottled water and point-of-use treatment -- Safe water for all : the ultimate water business -- Water investments, careers, and business opportunities
Summary A detailed look at the water industry and the trends that can lead to investment opportunities Water has quickly grown into a big global business, with annual revenues in the United States alone reaching over 200 billion. In the years ahead, companies as well as governments must find innovative ways to address important issues within this field without sacrificing basic needs, such as safety of drinking water or the reliability of water for energy production. Nobody understands this better than author Neil Grigg, a forty-year veteran of the water industry, and now, with Water Finance, he share
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Water utilities -- United States -- Finance.
Water-supply -- United States -- Finance.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011008896
ISBN 1118093615 (ebk)
1118093623 (ebk)
1118093666 (ebk)
1118267036 (electronic bk.)
9781118093610 (ebk)
9781118093627 (ebk)
9781118093665 (ebk)
9781118267035 (electronic bk.)