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Developing a water market readiness assessment framework

Wheeler, Sarah Ann; Loch, Adam; Crase, Lin; Young, Mike; Grafton, Quentin

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Water markets are increasingly proposed as a demand-management strategy to deal with water scarcity. Water trading arrangements, on their own, are not about setting bio-physical limits to water-use. Nevertheless, water trading that mitigates scarcity constraints can assist regulators of water resources to keep water-use within limits at the lowest possible cost, and may reduce the cost of restoring water system health. While theoretically attractive, many practitioners have, at best, only a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/139103
Source: Journal of Hydrology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.07.010

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