Economic Insight from Utah’s Water Efficiency Supply Curve

@article{Edwards2017EconomicIF,
  title={Economic Insight from Utah’s Water Efficiency Supply Curve},
  author={E. Edwards and Ryan C. Bosworth and P. Adams and V. Baji and A. Burrows and Coleman Gerdes and M. Jones},
  journal={Water},
  year={2017},
  volume={9},
  pages={214}
}
  • E. Edwards, Ryan C. Bosworth, +4 authors M. Jones
  • Published 2017
  • Geology
  • Water
  • Across the western US, growing populations and urbanization along with environmental demands and a changing climate have strained water allocation mechanisms originally designed to provide water to agriculture. This paper provides a methodology, using Utah as an example, for examining the options for new water supply via conservation, interpretable by policymakers, water agencies, and water users. Findings indicate that the largest potential water savings, at the lowest cost, are in agriculture… CONTINUE READING
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