Postprint version. Published in Irrigation and Drainage Systems, Volume 21, Issue 1, May 1, 2007, pages 133-144.
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The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10795-007-9025-3.
Volumetric water pricing is a popular topic within donor agencies for irrigation project modernization and sustainability. Implementation of an effective pricing program is quite complex and requires consideration of physical modernization, fee structure, enforcement procedures, and the level of water delivery service. Variations of volumetric water pricing and allocation are discussed.
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