The paper focuses on the relationship between tourist development and water availability in the town of Alghero (Sardinia). Seasonality is considered to be a key factor in water shortage. The need for a sustainable water management is pointed out and an experimental policy based on higher water prices versus better quality service is presented.

Water management in a tourism-oriented Mediterranean town: the case of Alghero (Sardinia)

CORSALE, ANDREA;IORIO, MONICA
2006

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The paper focuses on the relationship between tourist development and water availability in the town of Alghero (Sardinia). Seasonality is considered to be a key factor in water shortage. The need for a sustainable water management is pointed out and an experimental policy based on higher water prices versus better quality service is presented.
9789985404973
Water resources; water policy; sustainable water use; tourism; Mediterranean region; Sardinia; Alghero
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