The economics of water concerns the measurement and effective management of the trade-offs across its many competing uses (and non-uses) over time and in different locations. Measurement requires estimation of the costs, benefits and risks associated with alternative uses of water. For example, these alternatives could be: (i) keeping water in the river to support ecosystem services, (ii) extracting it for a town�s water supply, or (iii) using water to irrigate a rice crop. Effective management...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Press (1965-Present)|
|Source:||Global Water: Issues and Insights|
|Book Title:||Global Water: Issues and Insights|
|Access Rights:||Open Access via publisher website|
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