Journal article

Eco-EAR: A method for the economic analysis of urban water systems providing services

Amir Nafi, Younes Bentarzi, Damien Granger, Frederic Cherqui

URBAN WATER JOURNAL | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2014

Abstract

In the context of new challenges and emerging needs for transparency regarding users, urban water management is obliged to forge links between different technical fields. This implies managing interfaces between multiple stakeholders on the one hand, and ensuring the adaptability and sustainability of technical infrastructures on the other hand. In a period dominated by public spending cuts, the optimisation and efficiency of the system's infrastructures and the organisation of the stakeholders involved has become important for guaranteeing the continuity of the services provided. From the economic viewpoint, this challenge is related to tracking and reducing costs. Moreover, it also concern..

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Grants

Awarded by National Research Agency (ANR)


Funding Acknowledgements

The work presented is part of the French national project "OMEGA", reference number ANR-09-VILL-004. It was funded by the National Research Agency (ANR).