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ECON 485 - Environmental Economics: Water

Guide to finding information for your Environmental Initiative Project

Web Resources

Water Resources - U.S. Geological Survey

Data and publications on water quality, use and issues.
   

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Water

Esp. see sections on Our Waters and Pollution Control

Data

  Oregon Water Quality Assessment Reports

 

 

  Environmental Valuation Techniques in Water Resource Decision Making
Article in Journal of Water Resources Planning & Management, 2000
     

Valuation

U.S. EPA Valuation of Surface Water Quality Improvements
Rev Environ Econ Policy,  January 5, 2012
ABSTRACT: Since 1982, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has used benefit-cost analysis to evaluate many of its surface water quality regulations.
This article addresses three issues that have been particularly challenging in estimating the benefits from water quality improvement: defining standardized measures of water quality improvement, measuring benefits arising from ecological protection and restoration, and measuring nonuse benefits.

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