Valuing the Environmental Benefits of Urban WaterConservation

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This report documents a project undertaken for theCalifornia Urban Water Conservation Council (the Council) to create a newmethod of accounting for the diverse environmental benefits of raw watersavings. The environmental benefits (EB) model was designed to providewater utilities with a practical tool that they can use to assign amonetary value to the benefits that may accrue from implementing any ofthe Council-recommended Best Management Practices. The model treats onlyenvironmental services associated directly with water, and is intended tocover miscellaneous impacts that are not currently accounted for in anyother cost-benefit analysis.

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Coughlin, Katie M.; Bolduc, Chris A.; Chan, Peter T.; Dunham-Whitehead, C. & Van Buskirk, R.D. May 1, 2007.

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This report documents a project undertaken for theCalifornia Urban Water Conservation Council (the Council) to create a newmethod of accounting for the diverse environmental benefits of raw watersavings. The environmental benefits (EB) model was designed to providewater utilities with a practical tool that they can use to assign amonetary value to the benefits that may accrue from implementing any ofthe Council-recommended Best Management Practices. The model treats onlyenvironmental services associated directly with water, and is intended tocover miscellaneous impacts that are not currently accounted for in anyother cost-benefit analysis.

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  • Report No.: LBNL--61011
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-05CH11231
  • Grant Number: OTHER:CALIFORNIA URBAN WATERCONSERVATION COUNCIL
  • DOI: 10.2172/928766 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 928766
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc894546

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Coughlin, Katie M.; Bolduc, Chris A.; Chan, Peter T.; Dunham-Whitehead, C. & Van Buskirk, R.D. Valuing the Environmental Benefits of Urban WaterConservation, report, May 1, 2007; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc894546/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.