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National Estimates of Water Quality Benefits
The purpose of this study was to define, document, assimilate and extrapolate existing research findings of other scientists and analysts toward the goal of developing current national estimates of water quality benefits in the United States. National benefit estimates representing eleven categories of water quality related benefits discussed in this analysis are as follows: Recreation, 1) Recreation Benefits; Production, 2) Municipal Benefits 3) Domestic Benefits 4) Agricultural Benefits 5) Industrial Benefits 6) Commercial Fishing Benefits 7) Navigation Benefits 8) Property Value Benefits; Health, 9) Health Benefits; Ecological, 10) Ecological Benefits; Esthetics, 11) Esthetic Benefits.
1. Benefits Analysis
1. Benefits Analysis - ValuationEnvironmental Media:
b. Water - SurfaceAuthors:
Unger, Samuel G.
Hammaker, Geneva S.
Barker, Arthur C.
Crane, Janet L.
Ringleb, Alan H.EPA Project Officer/ Manager:Geographic Area:Study Purpose:
Data DevelopmentReport Series: Water Pollution Control Benefits
List of all reports in the Series:
- Participating Organizations
Development Planning and Research Associates, Inc. Address:
City: Manhattan State: KS ZIP:
Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Implementation Research Division,
Economic Analysis Branch
City: Washington State: DC ZIP: 20460
- Report Details
FinalDate: 04/01/1975Number of Pages: 122Grant/Contract #: 68-01-2637
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