1st Edition

Interbasin Transfers of Water Economic Issues and Impacts

Edited By K. William Easter, Charles W. Howe Copyright 2011

    Howe and Easter analyze existing evidence on direct and indirect benefits attributable to water, as well as the potential costs of interbasin transfers, and examine feasibility of alternatives. Originally published in 1971

    Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The Economic Evaluation of Interbasin Transfers of Water: Conceptual Framework; Chapter 3 Direct and Secondary Water Benefits: Studies of the Benefits from Water in Agriculture; Chapter 4 Long-Term Regional Impacts and National Benefits of an Interbasin Transfer; Chapter 5 The Direct Costs of Interbasin Transfers and Their Alternatives; Chapter 6 Indirect Costs: The Long-Run Impacts of Expanding Irrigation on Other Regions; Chapter 7 Summary and Conclusions;


    Charles W. Howe, K. William Easter