Have we achieved the savings? The importance of evaluations when implementing demand management

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dc.contributor.author Turner, Andrea en_US
dc.contributor.author White, Stuart en_US
dc.contributor.author Kazaglis, Alexander en_US
dc.contributor.author Simard, Sonia en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:30:48Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T02:30:48Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 2006014839 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Turner Andrea et al. 2007, 'Have we achieved the savings? The importance of evaluations when implementing demand management', IWA Publishing, vol. 7, no. 5-6, pp. 203-210. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1606-9749 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/3935
dc.description.abstract Even though millions of dollars have been spent on demand management (DM) over the last decade across Australia, there is still very little evaluation of implemented DM/water efficiency programs. This paper brings together some of the limited examples of evaluation studies undertaken, providing details of both the statistical analysis method used and the findings of such studies undertaken by the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) on behalf of water utilities. The studies include measurement of water savings in the residential and non-residential sectors and economic assessment of implemented programs. The paper highlights the importance of evaluation and need for embedding evaluation into the water planning process. It also highlights additional research currently being undertaken in this field associated with pressure reduction and energy usage when implementing DM programs. This paper will be of interest to a broad spectrum of practitioners beginning or currently involved in the development of DM programs or implementing and evaluating existing DM programs. en_US
dc.publisher IWA Publishing en_US
dc.title Have we achieved the savings? The importance of evaluations when implementing demand management en_US
dc.parent Water Science & Technology: Water Supply en_US
dc.journal.volume 7 en_US
dc.journal.number 5-6 en_US
dc.publocation London en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 203 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 210 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Sustainable Futures en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 090500 en_US
dc.personcode 011091 en_US
dc.personcode 970772 en_US
dc.personcode 997817 en_US
dc.personcode 040613 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Civil Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom IWA Efficient 2007 en_US
dc.description.keywords Australia; demand management; evaluation of implementation; water efficiency en_US
dc.staffid 040613 en_US


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