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American Journal of Water Resources. 2015, 3(2), 55-60
DOI: 10.12691/ajwr-3-2-4
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Evaluation of the Factors Influencing Compliance for Payment of Improved Household Water Supply Service in Akinyele Local Government of Oyo State, Nigeria

K. M. Bamimore1, C. O. Farayola2, and I. O. Amao1

1National Horticulture Research Institute, P. M. B. 5432, Jericho Reservation Area, Idi Ishin Ibadan, Nigeria

2ADEM Department, Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute, Ilorin, P. M. B. 1343, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria

Pub. Date: May 15, 2015

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K. M. Bamimore, C. O. Farayola and I. O. Amao. Evaluation of the Factors Influencing Compliance for Payment of Improved Household Water Supply Service in Akinyele Local Government of Oyo State, Nigeria. American Journal of Water Resources. 2015; 3(2):55-60. doi: 10.12691/ajwr-3-2-4


This study examined the factors influencing the willingness to pay for improved household water supply service in Akinyele Local Government, Oyo State. Data were collected from 107 households randomly sampled from the Local Government Area. A dichotomous choice contingent valuation technique was used to elicit households’ willingness to pay for an improved water supply service. The data were analyzed using logit regression technique. The results show that the mean willingness to pay of households for improved water supply service is 0.696. The positive mean willingness to pay implies that the households demand improved water supply service in which the improvement in the water supply service will directly improve their welfare. The results further reveal that the significant factors determining households’ willingness to pay for improved water supply service are number of households’ adults, minutes taken to fetch water, and the amount willing to pay by the households for the proposed improvement in the water supply service. The willingness to pay for water is useful in informing water policy makers for future water supply and services improvement in the Oyo state, Nigeria.

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