|Water-quality trading is a market-based approach that allows a facility to meet its regulatory obligations by using the pollutant reductions created by another facility with lower pollution-control costs. This resource is a practical guide for evaluating the potential for water-quality trading and provides the framework for designing and implementing the trade.
With this book, personnel in the wastewater, regulatory, environmental, and public arenas will be able to quickly and efficiently address the needs associated with creating a water-quality trading program, including identifying the steps required to set up effective trading programs, understanding options, avoiding potential pitfalls, and utilizing valuable tools to assess local situations. Readers will find that the level of expertise and depth of detail presented cannot be found in any other publication. Written by Cy Jones, Lisa Bacon, Mark S. Kieser, and David Sheridan. Published by WEF Press. Hard cover. 329 pages. 2005.
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- An Introduction to Water-Quality Trading
- General Conceptual Models for Water-Quality Trading
- Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Plants
- An Economic Framework for Evaluating Trading Opportunities
- The Trade
- Science, Data, and Analytical Needs
- Societal Requirements for Water-Quality Trading
- Gaining Public Acceptance
- Making the Decision
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