Binet, Marie-Estelle Durand, Stéphanie Paul, Michel Carlevaro, Fabrizio
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45th Congress of the European Regional Science Association: "Land Use and Water Management in a Sustainable Network Society", 23-27 August 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
La Reunion Island is facing to specific difficulties in supplying drinking water. In the western part of this french departement drincking water is lacking. In this context, well-suited policies require to know perfectly households consumption behavior. To this end, the household water demand function is estimated. Data have been recorded on a random sample of 2000 consumers by a telephone poll. Water bills have been collected by post, from 200 volunteer households.