Tourism, water and waste in Akaroa : implications of tourist demand on infrastructure
Cullen, Ross; Dakers, Andrew J.; McNicol, J.; Meyer-Hubbert, Gerit K.; Simmons, David G.; Fairweather, John R.
There are three components to this research project. The first is the quantitative analysis of the impact of tourist flows to Akaroa on the town's water supply services and wastewater management services. The second is the quantitative analysis of the impact of tourist flows to Akaroa on the town's solid waste management services. The third component is the investigation of the way in which water supply, wastewater and solid waste systems are funded. This analysis investigates whether there are alternative funding systems that are more efficient, moderate demands, and are more equitable than present funding systems. It also considers how best to allocate any additional costs of water supply if there is growth in tourist numbers.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordstourism; environmental impact; water resources; wastewater management; solid waste management; economic issues; infrastructure; Akaroa; water supply
Fields of Research1506 Tourism
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