Environmental Economics

Benefits Study on Corrosive Water

This paper reports the results of an attempt to evaluate both the benefits and costs of a proposal to control the corrosivity of public water supplies. The study illustrated, the authors state, illustrates that even highly incomplete information on economic benefits can be useful to decision makers.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis
    3. Cost and Economic Impacts Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Quantification without Monetization
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference - Wage Differential
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis - Specific Sectors and Pollutants
    3. Costs and Economic Impact Analysis - Specific Sectors and Pollutants
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided - Mortality
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided - Morbidity
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided - Resource/Environmental Harms
    Environmental Media:
    b. Water
    b. Water - Surface
    Authors:
    Anderson, Robert C.
    Berry, Donna
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Anderson, Robert C.
    Geographic Area:
    United States
    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application, Data Development
    Inventory Record #: EE-0367
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  • Report Details
    Type:
    Final
    Date:
    01/01/1981
    Number of Pages:
    24
    Comment:
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