Estimating Water Quality Benefits: Theoretical and Methodological Issues

Knowledge of the benefits and costs to water users is required for a complete assessment of policies to create incentives for water-quality improving changes in agricultural production. A number of benefit estimation methods are required to handle the varying nature of water quality effects. This report reviews practical approach~s and theoretical foundations for estimating the economic value of changes in water quality to recreation, navigation, reservoirs, municipal water treatment and use, and roadside drainage ditches.


Issue Date:
1992-09
Publication Type:
Report
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/157031
Total Pages:
35
Series Statement:
Technical Bulletin
1808




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