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 CWEEE  Vol.5 No.4 , October 2016
Water Resource Pricing Study Based on Water Quality Fuzzy Evaluation: A Case Study of Hefei City
Abstract: Price plays an important role in water resources management. The price of water resources can also be considered as a “water resource tax” which reflects the value and opportunity cost of water, and people will pay for the right to use water. Currently, the water resource fees’ effect of regulating resource differential revenues is not manifest and it’s not enough to reflect the principle of paid use of resources as well as regulating resources differential revenues. Due to the ambiguity and complexity of water resources price, this paper uses methods relating to fuzzy mathematics for modeling and processing. The study had a comprehensive consideration of five factors including water quality, water resources per capita, household consumption level, per capita GNP, population or population density to evaluate the water resource price.
Cite this paper: Duan, Y. , Liu, G. (2016) Water Resource Pricing Study Based on Water Quality Fuzzy Evaluation: A Case Study of Hefei City. Computational Water, Energy, and Environmental Engineering, 5, 99-111. doi: 10.4236/cweee.2016.54010.
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