Household behaviour and water use

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    Abstract

    This chapter presents an overview of the survey data on the determinants of households’ water use and looks at the impacts of policy measures such as water pricing and appliance labelling. It examines the determinants of water-saving behaviour and investment in water-saving appliances and whether having to pay for water according to volume actually reduces consumption. The role of respondents’ environmental norms is also analysed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationGreening household behaviour: Overview from the 2011 survey
    Editors Zachary Brown, Nick Johnstone, Yse Serret-Itzicsohn
    Place of PublicationParis, France
    PublisherOECD Publishing
    Pages149-181
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9789264180826
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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