Determinants of Residential Water Demand in Hawassa, Ethiopia
|Author:||Mgr. Tarekegn Mamo Legamo|
|Year:||2014 - summer|
|Leaders:|| Mgr. Milan Ščasný PhD.
|Work type:|| Masters
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|Abstract:||This empirical study is aimed to analyze the determinants of residential water demand and performed water use practice
at household level in Hawassa . This st udy will fill the research gap and information on factors affecting
household water demand in regions being water scarce and
will provide useful information for policy -
makers and water utility planners in order to use scarce drinking water resource more efficiently. In this study the proposed potential factors determine household water demand in Hawassa were; Socio economic and demographic
characteristics, the average monthly household expenditure,
use of water appliances and household water use
patterns for various purposes , and householdawareness
towards water source conservation.